As Climate Campaign Director, Ports, Allyson Browne is leading our efforts to get ships off fossil fuels and end ship pollution in ports. Allyson brings over 10 years of experience in renewable energy, climate, and sustainability, including expertise in sustainable policy development and implementation, campaign and program management, and impactful research and data analysis. Prior to joining Pacific Environment, Allyson served as Director of Regulatory Affairs & General Counsel for SRECTrade, Inc., where she partnered with solar industry and grassroots organizations to advocate for renewable energy policies in a range of jurisdictions; as Chief of Staff to Jared Blumenfeld for Gavin Newsom’s gubernatorial campaign, where she led a 7-person team to develop policies on a range of climate and energy issues; and as a consultant, where she contributed to climate-related projects in fields ranging from renewable energy and energy efficiency in the cannabis industry to developing a global database of climate movements with Climate 2025.
Allyson holds a Juris Doctor degree from Golden Gate University School of Law, with a focus on Environmental Law and EU & French Law studies at the Université Paris Nanterre in Paris, France. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, with a concentration in International Business and a Spanish Language Minor from the College of International Studies in Madrid, Spain. Allyson is based in San Francisco, California.