Christa Brzozowski

Christa Brzozowski
Senior Manager of Public Policy

Ms. Christa Brzozowski is a Senior Executive with 18 years in the U.S. Government.  Christa currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Foreign Investment & Trade Policy, within the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Policy.  In her position, Christa is responsible for multiple economic competitiveness and trade-related security issues, to include cross-border e-Commerce, supply chain security, national security reviews of foreign investment, and an array of trade facilitation and enforcement topics.  In addition, Christa serves as the Co-Chair of the OECD Task Force on Countering Illicit Trade, which works to enhance cooperative mechanisms across law enforcement institutions to instill good governance and counter organized criminal networks.

Prior to her current position, Christa served as Trade Counselor to DHS Secretary Johnson and (2014-2016) and as Director for Global Supply Chain Security at the National Security Council staff in the White House (2011-2013) where she led the development of Executive Order 13659: Streamlining the Export/Import Process for America’s Businesses (2014) and the National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security (2012). 


Christa has received master’s degrees from the University of Cambridge, England (History), Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (Liberal Arts/Political Theory), and most recently from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA (Homeland Defense and Security).

Recent Events and Presentations

October 14, 2021

The Center for Data Innovation hosted a panel discussion with experts in government and industry for a discussion on existing best practices, emerging trends and techniques, and further opportunities for public-private initiatives to use data to reduce counterfeits in e-commerce.