Leading global strategic communications advisory firm FGS Global announced longtime legislative and policy strategist Anthony Reed will be joining as a partner, based in Washington, D.C. Reed brings extensive government relations expertise to the firm and will advise a diverse portfolio of FGS Global clients in their public affairs efforts.
“Anthony is well-versed in the food, agriculture, energy and sustainability policy landscape,” said FGS Global North America Co-CEO Joel Johnson. “As clients grapple with the complex regulatory conversations around climate change and environmental impact, we look forward to offering his expert legislative and agency insights.”
Reed comes to FGS Global following 14 years on the government relations team at Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), where he most recently served as the Interim Head of Global Government Relations. In this capacity, he handled issues spanning food, agriculture, energy, environment, climate change, sustainability, biotechnology and biofuels. His work included leading coalition efforts to extend the biodiesel tax credit, negotiating high-level biofuel regulatory changes, serving as an expert witness on biotechnology policy in related litigation, and representing ADM’s interests in key trade associations in the biofuels, biotech, and agriculture spaces.
Reed also served as the Deputy Associate Administrator for Congressional Relations at the Environmental Protection Agency where he focused on EPA’s Offices of Air and Radiation, Enforcement and Compliance, and Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. Prior to his time at the EPA, he worked on Capitol Hill for 11 years as Chief of Staff and Legislative Director, for then-House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) and legislative assistant for Representative Tom Latham (R-IA).
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FGS Global is the strategic advisor for the stakeholder economy. FGS Global’s team includes leaders in all aspects of strategic communications, including corporate reputation, crisis management, government affairs, and transformation and change, and is the leading force in financial communications worldwide. FGS Global offers clients seamless and integrated support across the globe, with offices in 26 countries and more than 1,200 professionals across multidisciplinary practice areas, including design and creative, digital strategy, and research and insights.