Christian Merfeld

Christian Merfeld is Boston Harbor Now's Director of Communications. He manages and directs Boston Harbor Now, Boston Harbor Islands, and Boston Harborwalk's communications, marketing, and brand identities in this role. As a leader with over a decade of experience driving impactful change through community building, outreach, engagement, and technology adoption, Christian has been instrumental in the city's waterfront's recent revitalization with a focus on equitable access and radical inclusion. His leadership in initiatives like the "Summer on the Waterfront" neighborhood celebration series, notably earned him recognition and citations from city and state elected leaders for creating "Eastie Week," underscoring his innovative approach to public activation and economic development. Christian's current work on the "Waterfront Data Project" equity study demonstrates a dedication to cutting-edge practices and data-driven solutions to complex challenges. Christian holds a bachelor's degree from Brandeis University.