Christopher Lee is a director of government relations–state affairs at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) who lobbies extensively in favor of state-level anti-ESG bills. He has previously worked for the GOP in local Indiana politics, most recently as district director and field director for the U.S. House of Representatives, and in 2015 serving as campaign coordinator and finance director for the late Rep. Jackie Walorski’s reelection campaign. In 2012, he also worked for a brief stint as a political intern at the Koch brother’s Americans for Prosperity (AFP).
In reference to NSSF’s anti-ESG lobbying in Iowa, Lee has claimed that ESG policies “hurt the Second Amendment rights, energy security, and food security of Iowans.”
Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and a master’s in business from Notre Dame.
Lee has lobbied for anti-ESG legislation in the following states:
- Proponent of HB 1008 (2023 law)