Anne Choate leads ICF’s Energy and Infrastructure operating group. Her team advises federal, state, local, and commercial clients on environmental planning and science, energy efficiency, energy markets, surface transportation, and climate change. Her team actively advises utilities, cities, and federal agencies on resilience and decarbonization strategies.
Anne brings 25 years of experience and expertise working at the intersection of clean energy, climate change, energy and transportation. She has built and utilized state-of-the-art models to track life-cycle emissions, model carbon in soils, and conduct indicator-based risk assessments. She has supported climate and clean energy activities at the federal level and in nearly all 50 states; led resiliency efforts for multiple cities and investor-owned utilities, and has advised dozens of national parks, national estuary programs, and state Departments of Transportation.
Anne has served as the Principal Investigator for several seminal resiliency studies, is a member of the National Academies Transportation Research Board Climate and Energy Task Force, and was an author on the National Climate Assessment, released in November 2018. She also serves as a trustee on the Pennsylvania Board of The Nature Conservancy. Prior to joining ICF in 1995, Anne worked in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
Anne holds a Master of Science in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelors of Arts in Environmental Science and Policy from Duke University.