Anne L. Kelly is the Senior Director of Policy and the BICEP Network at Ceres. She is a registered lobbyist and is actively engaged on Capitol Hill on behalf of Ceres and BICEP Network member companies.
Anne is an environmental lawyer with twenty years of combined experience in the private and public sectors. In the 1990s she directed the Massachusetts-based Environmental Crimes Strike Force consisting of a multi-disciplinary team of legal and engineering professionals charged with bringing high-profile civil and criminal actions against environmental violators through the MA Office of the Attorney General.
Anne later worked as Special Assistant to EPA Region I Administrator John DeVillars. In this role, she worked on corporate leadership programs and developed an International Pollution Prevention Program which was piloted in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Anne is a certified mediator and a founding partner in the Boston-based law and mediation firm, Creative Resolutions, LLC where she served clients facing environmental disputes at the state and federal levels.
Anne is a member of the adjunct faculty of Boston College Law School where she has taught courses in environmental law and climate change. Anne has also taught environmental law at Tufts University, Suffolk University and New England School of Law. She serves on the board of the Environmental League of Massachusetts. In addition to her JD, Anne holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Recent blog posts
November 7, 2016
Achieving the Paris Climate Agreement Requires Strong Leadership from U.S. Lawmakers and Businesses
April 4, 2016