Jesse M. Keenan is a member of the faculty of the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University where he serves as Area Head of Real Estate and the Built Environment (MDes). Keenan’s principle research focus is on climate change adaptation and the built environment, including aspects of design, engineering, financing and planning. Keenan has previously advised on matters concerning the built environment for agencies of the U.S. government, governors, mayors, Fortune 500 companies, technology ventures, community enterprises and international NGOs.