Anthony Reed Joins FGS Global as Partner in Energy & Sustainability and Food & Agriculture Practices
27 July 2022 / Washington DC – 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).
About FGS Global
FGS Global is the strategic advisor for the stakeholder economy. Headquartered in New York, the firm is a global strategic advisory and communications consultancy, with over 1200 multidisciplinary experts across the world’s major financial, government, business and cultural centers. FGS Global is a leader in crisis, corporate reputation, public affairs and capital markets and M&A advisory, as well as an acknowledged leader in boardroom communication counsel. The firm supports its clients in addressing a myriad of stakeholder concerns leveraging its capabilities in research and insights, media placement as well as content, digital and data. The company was formed through the merger of leading strategic communications consultancies Finsbury Glover Hering and Sard Verbinnen in December 2021. FGS Global serves its global client base from offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Boston, Brussels, Dubai, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Kingston (NY), London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Paris, Riyadh, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, South Florida, Tokyo, Washington D.C. and Zurich.