Chair of the NRI Board of Advisors
Christopher Brown is the founder of Christopher Consultants, ltd. where he served as President and Chairman from 1982-2015. During that time, he developed the multi office company into an interdisciplinary engineering, land planning, landscape architecture and surveying firm whose clients include major local and national builders and developers, as well as federal, state, and local governments and agencies. The firm also provided services internationally to US Embassies and other facilities.
Brown earned his Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and was a registered professional engineer in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
Christopher Brown has participated in a leadership capacity in numerous associations and professional organizations. Brown is the Managing Director of YTC Advisors; and is a Senior Life Member of the board of directors of the Northern Virginia Building Association.
He previously served (2014-2022) on the board of directors of Utility Professionals, Inc. (UPI) a company he co-founded in 2014; on the board of directors of the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance; and was active in the Urban Land Institute and the Economic Club of Washington for many years.