Christoper Bayley

Christopher Bayley
Senior Advisor // Land Use

Christopher T. Bayley has been involved in a number of business and political ventures in his accomplished 50 year career. Christopher, a Harvard educated lawyer, has practiced law in two major Seattle law firms and served as General Counsel for Burlington Northern Inc. In the public sector he was elected to two terms as King County Prosecuting Attorney. Christopher co-founded and currently chairs Stewardship Partners, a land preservation non-profit and also founded Dylan Bay Companies, a successful advisory firm specializing in environmental and political issues. In addition to his extensive corporate experience, Christopher remains active in the community. He is a past trustee of the University of Puget Sound, The Bush School, The Seattle Foundation, Corporate Council for the Arts, The Nature Conservancy (state and national boards), and served on the Board of Overseers of Harvard College. Christopher is currently the president of the Classical KING-FM board of directors and in 1996 his book "Seattle Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Police Payoff System in Seattle" was published.


• Harvard Board of Overseers, Member
• National Board of The Nature Conservancy, Member
• Scenic America, Member
• The National Organization for Olmsted Parks, Member
• Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Member
• Aces Northwest Network


Harvard College
B.A., 1960

Harvard Law School
Juris Doctor, 1966