M.J. Bradley & Associates LLC (MJB&A), a leading strategic environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Kate Fay has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President. In this position, Kate will help expand MJB&A’s climate and air policy services for the firm’s energy sector clients, particularly those involved with upstream oil and gas. “We have worked with Kate for years, and she brings proven exceptional skills and expertise we want to support our clients in their corporate strategic planning and public policy development and implementation,” said Michael Bradley.
Kate, respected across multiple sectors and the investment community, has 40 years of experience in environmental policy design, analysis and implementation, particularly as it applies to energy development. Prior to joining MJB&A, Kate held corporate environment and climate policy positions at Noble Energy, Inc. where she played key roles in a host of strategic environmental, social and governance regulatory initiatives. Previously, Ms. Fay served in the Obama Administration as the Senior Energy and Climate Advisor to the EPA Region 8 (Rocky Mountains) Administrator. She also served during Colorado Governor Bill Ritter’s administration as Energy Manager for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, where she led the Department’s participation in the 2008-2009 overhaul of the state’s oil and gas regulations. Kate’s initial opportunity to serve in the public sector was as a member of the EPA Assistant Administrator’s air policy team assigned to develop, negotiate, and implement the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments.
Kate spent much of her early career in the private sector, including with Los Angeles-based Tosco Corporation, an oil refiner and producer; and Sierra Research, a Sacramento-based consulting firm specializing in solving complex air quality permitting and policy challenges for clients.
Kate holds a B.S. degree in natural resources economics and public policy from the University of California, Berkeley; was a German Marshall Fund Environment Program Fellow; and has been an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado. She currently serves on the Advisory Council of the CU Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment; and the University of Colorado Masters of Environment Program. Kate lives in Boulder, Colorado.
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