Jeffrey Pollack is the Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer at the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, where he oversees all planning, environmental, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) functions. Jeff leads the Port’s energy transition and decarbonization strategies, including commercialization of all links in the hydrogen production and export value chain as well as deployment of both onshore and offshore carbon capture and geologic storage. Jeff joined the Port in mid-2018 as its inaugural Director of Planning, with responsibility for organizational strategic planning, land-use master planning (with an emphasis on coastal resilience), transportation planning, federal and state grant pursuits, and Technology Advancement Program. Prior to joining the Port, Jeff served as the Executive Director for the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Jeff specializes in growth and development issues in coastal zones and brings specialized experience in multi-modal transportation and watershed planning. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Northwestern University and a Master’s degree in Coastal Environmental Management from Duke University, where he was a Doris Duke Conservation Fellow. Jeff is a certified planner through the American Institute of Certified Planners and is an Envision Sustainability Professional through the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.