Janet Peace

Head of Advisory Services, Anew

Washington, DC

As Head of Advisory Services, Janet is responsible for leading outreach, guidance and engagement on key climate issues important to Anew’s clients including policy, natural climate solutions, GHG inventories, carbon strategy, reporting, goal setting and carbon neutrality. Janet brings a wide spectrum of experience on environmental issues to her work at Anew. Prior to Anew, she taught environmental economics at the Univ of Calgary, was part of the management team at both Climate Change Central in Calgary and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, in DC. She also helped launch Pew’s successor, the Center on Climate and Energy Solutions. At Pew and C2ES, Janet led their engagement with the corporate community, including their Business Environmental Leadership Council – mostly Fortune 500 companies. Janet also led research and engagement on market-based policy, domestic policy, corporate sustainability, climate resilience and carbon capture, use and storage.

As a recognized expert on climate issues, she has been an advisor to the World Bank’s High-Level Panel on Carbon Pricing Competitiveness, the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE and American University’s Center for Environmental Policy and Arizona State’s Urban Resilience Network. She is past member of the review team for the Fourth National Climate Assessment, National Research Council’s Roundtable on Climate Change Education and the Council of Canadian Academies on oil sands environmental technologies. Janet is also the Chair of the Board for the Climate Registry.

Janet holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science in economics and an undergraduate degree in geology.