Mr. Nicholas A. Shufro serves as Chief Learning Officer and Director of Strategic Alliance for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In this capacity, Mr. Shufro is responsible for supporting the Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer (OCCHCO) to assess current workforce characteristics and future needs based on mission requirements, set Agency’s workforce development and diversity hiring strategies, leadership development, rotational assignments, mentoring, policy and guidance, and professional development; align human resources policies with Agency's and Department's mission, strategic goals, and performance outcomes; and develop and advocate a culture of continuous learning, customer service and results-driven performance.
Mr. Shufro was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in September 2016 and previously served as Assistant Administrator, Risk Management Directorate, Federal Insurance & Mitigation Administration, FEMA. Prior to joining federal service, Mr. Shufro worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, the US Asia Environmental Partnership, United Technologies Corporation and Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.
Mr. Shufro has more than 35 years of energy, financial, adaptation, resilience, environmental health and safety management, and performance reporting experience, working and consulting for industry, government, utilities, trade associations, and non-governmental agencies in the U.S., Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
Mr. Shufro is a graduate of The University of Michigan (Bachelor of Arts in Honors History), New York University’s Stern School of Business Administration and L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Masters of Business Administration in Finance & International Business) and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (Masters of Environmental Management in Industrial Environmental Management).