Anne Slaughter Andrew

Former U.S. Ambassador

Former U.S. Ambassador Andrew is a mission-driven entrepreneur, executive, and lawyer whose career has centered on advancing strategic initiatives and businesses that deliver sustainable outcomes. She served as our U.S. Ambassador in Costa Rica under President Obama (2010-2013), leading an Embassy of more than 300 staff and 10 federal agencies. Ms. Andrew is now on the Board of Sunnova Energy International, Inc. (NOVA), serving as Lead Director, is a partner with the Clean Energy Ventures Group, and serves on the Board of several clean-tech start-ups in the Americas. Ms. Andrew is also the Board Chair for the Cleantech Leaders Climate Forum. Through the work of her consulting company WindRun Strategies, she advises organizations on policy matters that advance an inclusive path to a net-zero economy, including the 2020 launch of the NewDEAL Forum’s Climate Solutions Report for State and Local Policymakers. Former Amb. Andrew also serves as Chair of the Telluride Foundation in Telluride, Colorado, on the Wilson Center's Latin America Advisory Board, and on the Board of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum.