Senior Policy Advisor
Environmental Defense Fund
Scott Anderson is Senior Policy Director in the Climate & Energy Program at Environmental Defense Fund. Mr. Anderson received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. from University of Texas School of Law. Prior to joining EDF in 2005, Anderson spent many years in the oil and gas industry. He is the former Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO). He was the long-time Secretary of the LIAISON Committee of Cooperating Oil and Gas Associations, and was previously a member of the governing Council of the State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section. He is currently a member of the Committee of Visitors for the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin. Since 2005, he has advised EDF on policies relating to oil and natural gas development and to the geological sequestration of carbon dioxide. Mr. Anderson works on a broad array of legislative and regulatory issues, and participates in stakeholder groups focused on reducing the environmental footprint of oil and natural gas operations.