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Chris Brown

Founder & CEO, Strategic Advisory for Regulatory, Venture & Public Affairs, The Nova Rose Group

San Francisco City Advisory Board Member

Christopher M. (Chris) Brown is Founder & CEO of The Nova Rose Group, representing a powerhouse network of seasoned advisors, operators, and investors navigating complex regulatory and public affairs challenges. Chris brings over two decades of expertise in public affairs and policy, cultivating trust across sectors.

Chris has served as an advisor to two U.S. presidential campaigns, financial firms, members of Congress, and has lobbied for various industry and community institutions. A former SVP for Public Affairs at Citigroup, his leadership has driven 50+ public policy reforms and catalyzed over $2 billion in public and private investment across diverse sectors.

A graduate and board member of the University of Georgia, and DePaul College of Law, Chris’ vision for NRG is rooted in empowering clients across sectors to achieve growth, optimize governance, and to pre-empt complex external affairs challenges before they emerge.