For over a decade, Christopher Gavigan has been dedicated toimproving the lives of children and families. Gavigan’s academicefforts focused on environmental science and geography, andgraduate work in both education and child psychology. He hasworked as an ecology and sciences professor in the Bay Area andLos Angeles and a child and family holistic interventionist, aswell as founding Pinnacle Expeditions—an outdoor leadershipprogram.
Gavigan currently serves as the Chief Executive Office/ExecutiveDirector of Healthy Child Healthy World, the leading nationalnon-profit dedicated to protecting the heath and well-being ofchildren from harmful environmental exposures. Under hisleadership, Gavigan has launched impactful public awarenesscampaigns reaching millions, has executed a new strategic visionfor the organization and has successfully established values-basedmessaging and collaborative relationships with over 30 social andenvironmentally driven business partners. He lives in the LosAngeles area with his wife, Jessica Capshaw, and their young son.