Anne Choate
Senior Vice President

Anne Choate has spent her career working at the intersection of air quality, clean energy, climate change, and risk assessment. After working in EPA’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, she joined ICF and became an expert in emissions accounting, supporting California’s first comprehensive inventory and developing marginal abatement cost curves for the Energy Commission. In 2006, Ms. Choate began ICF’s climate change adaptation and resiliency practice area, focusing on risks of climate and extreme weather to natural and human infrastructure. She served as Principal Investigator for two seminal transportation resiliency studies – the Gulf Coast Study and the Transportation Engineering Assessments for Climate Resilience. Over more than 20 years, she has supported climate and clean energy activities at the federal level and in nearly all 50 states; led local resiliency efforts in multiple cities; advised 14 estuaries, 19 local transportation agencies, and 3 energy utilities on climate risk management strategies. Ms. Choate has an M.S. in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. from Duke University.

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