Julian St. Patrick Clayton

Center for NYC Neighborhoods
Deputy Director for Policy and Research


Julian has over a decade of experience with policy analysis, design, research, and advocacy across multiple sectors and policy disciplines.  In his work, he spearheaded engagement with elected officials, nonprofits, and community stakeholders around policy campaigns, legislative action, and social service program implementation.  Over the course of his career, he has held positions at JPMorgan Chase, Catamaran Corp, as well as within the NYS Senate, NYS Assembly and NYC City Council.  Along the way, he earned international recognition as a recipient of the Robert Bosch Foundation and Atlantik Initiative fellowships.  Julian holds a BA and an MS in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University.  He speaks some German, Spanish and likes to imagine he’s good at a few others.