Susan Asam has more than a decade of experience working on projects involving climate change impacts and adaptation and the quantification of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and sinks. Ms. Asam has experience analyzing and assessing climate change policies and programs; writing and preparing technical documents for a wide variety of audiences; summarizing and synthesizing scientific research to make it policy-relevant; evaluating physical impacts of climate change on water resources, sensitive ecosystems, and infrastructure; and developing adaptation strategies. She has worked on numerous climate change impacts and adaptation projects for a variety of clients.
Ms. Asam managed ICF's technical and programmatic support to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Ready Estuaries Program and ICF’s support to EPA’s Global Change Research Program in conducting two vulnerability assessments for Climate Ready Estuaries partner estuaries in California and Massachusetts. Ms. Asam is currently leading the development of guidance and a screening tool for the National Park Service to assist in characterizing park vulnerability to climate change.
Ms. Asam has M.E.M. and M.P.P. degrees from Duke University and a B.A. in American Studies and Studies in the Environment from Yale University.