David Bloomgren, senior advisor to Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy, will join Hill+Knowlton Strategies on Feb. 24 as senior VP.

He'll tackle energy and environmental issues in the Washington office of the WPP property.

Bloomgren first joined the EPA in 2004 after a two-year stint as senior account supervisor at Edelman. He was communications director at the George W. Bush administration’s EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation for three years before returning to the No. 1 independent shop in 2002 as senior VP.

In 2010, Bloomgren rejoined the EPA as communications director.

Howard Opinsky, JPMorgan Chase, Weber Shandwick and John McCain for President national press secretary alum, heads H+K’s D.C. outpost and its U.S. PA operation.