As Executive Director for Procurement Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Christian serves as Council Executive to the Chamber’s Procurement and Space Industry Council and specializes in federal agency regulatory and legislative acquisition initiatives. In his current capacity, he acts as liaison between Chamber member companies and Congress on defense and space policy, and represents the Chamber on numerous national security industry coalitions.
Prior to joining the Chamber, Christian spent twelve years on House and Senate staffs including six years on the House Armed Services Committee. After departing Capitol Hill, he served as counsel to the Chair of the Defense Policy Board and Commission on the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Industry. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and has masters degrees from the Naval War College and George Mason University.