Annie Howley is a Project Associate and the Environmental Governance Lead at Farallon Strategies. Annie manages the company's engagement with the B Labs Global Network and leads corporate environmental initiatives. Annie recently returned from a summer fellowship with the Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps program working on corporate sustainability initiatives with Blue Shield of California. While a Graduate Associate at Farallon Strategies, Annie was a part of the team that published the Climate CrossRoads report in support of the California Resilience Partnership. She also brings unique skills to the team as she has organized numerous electric utility and multi-level government stakeholder meetings and events, written and edited regulatory filings, and developed strong industry relationships across the country. Her experience as an energy markets consultant helping to build resilient, reliable, and efficient electricity grids is now helping clients of Farallon Strategies build climate change resilient communities and coalitions, policies, governance, and stakeholder engagement. Prior to Farallon Strategies, Annie worked with an international consulting firm supporting electric utilities with their distribution system planning efforts to modernize the electric grid.
Annie has a Master of Arts in International Environmental Policy from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. Annie’s Master’s specialization was in Sustainability Management with a focus on the conservation of tropical rainforests, primarily in Central and South America, through both voluntary industry action and collaborative government-private sector initiatives. In her spare time, Annie volunteers with the Big Sur Land Trust, the California Academy of Sciences, and the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Services.