Peggy Chao

Pronouns: She/Her

Director of Operations, National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP), Columbia Climate School

National Center for Disaster Preparedness
475 Riverside Drive
Suite 401
New York, NY 10115-0095


Peggy Chao is the Director of Operations at the National Center for Disaster Preparedness. She has a master’s degree in International Business from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from New York University.

Her prior experience includes an administrative position at Rutgers-Public Health Research Institute, data analysis at KPMG, financial positions in Fortune 500 companies, and her own business specializing in high-end juvenile products.