E3G is excited to welcome Clarence Edwards as Executive Director of its rapidly growing Washington DC office starting 1st May 2023.
Clarence brings to E3G extensive experience from inside and outside government in U.S. foreign policy, international development policy, government relations, issue advocacy, and strategic communications.
Over the course of the past two decades, Clarence has represented the policy interests of governments, nongovernmental organizations, and foundations. Before E3G, Clarence led the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s work on sustainable energy and environmental policy.
Clarence spent six years at the Australian Embassy in the United States, where he advised on strategies to engage the Congress and executive branch.
As a lobbyist and advocate, he represented the interests of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, the ONE Campaign, and the Enough Project.
He has also served as a congressional appropriations liaison for the Department of Energy, managed congressional outreach for the Council on Foreign Relations, and served in the Bureau of Public Affairs at the Department of State.
Clarence Edwards said:
“I am thrilled to be joining the E3G team. At a time when climate policy is increasingly intersecting with foreign policy, trade and economic policy. I look forward to adding my background to the vast network of experience contained in E3G’s global network.”
Nick Mabey, E3G Co-CEO said:
“Clarence joins E3G at a pivotal moment when the US is increasingly shaping global climate action and climate change is becoming central to geopolitics and economic development. We look forward to benefiting from Clarence’s broad experience and leadership in building our activities in the US and globally.”
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