ANN R. KLEE

Former Executive Vice President of Business Development & External Affairs, Suffolk Construction
ANN R. KLEE
Former Executive Vice President of Business Development & External Affairs, Suffolk Construction
Ann R. Klee has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2020. Ms. Klee served as the executive vice president, Business Development & External Affairs at Suffolk Construction, a construction contracting company, from February 2020 until March 2021. Prior to that, she was the vice president, Environmental Health & Safety at General Electric, a multinational conglomerate, from February 2008 to September 2019, and the vice president, Boston Development & Operations at GE from January 2016 to September 2019. At GE, she was also the president of the GE Foundation from August 2015 to September 2019, where she oversaw the company’s $140 million annual charitable contributions. She was a partner at Crowell & Moring in Washington, D.C. from 2006 to 2007, where she served as co chair of the firm’s Environment and Natural Resources Group. Prior to Crowell & Moring, she served as general counsel to the USEPA, as counselor and special assistant to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior and as chief counsel to the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee. Ms. Klee is currently a director at Wabtec Corporation and is the chair of the EHS subcommittee of the nominating and corporate governance committee of the board of directors. She holds a B.A. in classics from Swarthmore College and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. She was selected to serve on our board of directors because of her extensive experience as an environmental lawyer managing complex litigation, and for her expertise in environmental law, regulation and policy and corporate ESG matters.