Andy Winkler is the director of BPC’s housing and infrastructure projects. In this role, he manages BPC’s Housing Council, a bipartisan group of over 20 former elected officials, housing experts, business leaders, and practitioners focused on developing housing policy solutions that advance racial equity and opportunity. He also leads BPC’s Task Force on Disaster Response Reform, a bipartisan group of emergency management experts with experience across government launched in 2020.
Winkler first joined BPC in 2015 to staff its Executive Council on Infrastructure and Senior Health and Housing Task Force. He also assisted Michael Stegman, formerly President Obama’s top housing adviser, in his work at BPC on housing finance reform.
Prior to joining BPC, Winkler was the director of housing finance policy at the American Action Forum, where he worked to advance comprehensive housing finance reform and analyzing the state of our nation’s housing markets. He also worked at the American Action Forum as a policy analyst on housing and economic issues. Winkler received his B.A. from the University of Missouri and worked for its International Center.