Michael McCauley serves as Associate Director, Strategic Communications in Consumer Reports’ San Francisco office. He is responsible for developing and executing strategic communications plans for CR’s priority food safety and financial protection campaigns. Prior to joining CR, Michael was the Communications Director for Greenbelt Alliance, a San Francisco Bay Area land conservation and urban planning nonprofit. Before moving to California, Michael was the Media Director for Trial Lawyers for Public Justice and Research Director for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch, both in Washington, D.C. He has over 25 years of experience as a public interest advocate.