Scott Anderson

Senior Policy Director Environmental Defense Fund

Scott Anderson is senior policy director of the US Climate and Energy Program at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Since 2005, he has served as the EDF’s point person on policies regarding the effect of oil and gas development on land, water, and communities. Anderson spent many years in the oil and gas industry before joining EDF. He was executive vice president and general counsel of the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association, and longtime secretary of the Liaison Committee of Cooperating Oil & Gas Associations. Anderson is a member of the Visiting Committee of the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin (UT). He holds a degree in English from UT and a law degree from the UT School of Law.