In an era of increasing concern about the possible apocalyptic consequences of climate change, Ann Colley is on the front lines. She has been working to protect the environment for over a decade. She is the director of public relations and charitable giving at Moore Capital Management, LP and the executive director and vice president of The Moore Charitable Foundation (MCF).Ms. Colley works to advance the Foundation’s mission of conservation and protection of wildlife, land, and water resources.
As lead strategic adviser to MCF’s Chairman,Louis Bacon, Ms. Colley brings two decades of grant making and fundraising experience to the Foundation’s far-reaching conservation and community efforts. She oversees grants to nearly 200 organizations annually, and represents MCF in its outreach and conservation work with nearly 100 others. The Foundation is continuously working to identify bold, impactful initiatives that further land and conservation efforts.
Ms. Colley joined The Moore Charitable Foundation in 1994 as its first executive director shortly after Mr. Bacon founded the organization. Her prior experience spanned presidential,gubernatorial and congressional campaigns as well as nonprofit program design and fundraising forCommunities in Schools Charlotte (North Carolina).
Ms. Colley is involved on the boards of several of the country’s leading environmental organizations. She serves on the Board of Trustees of Waterkeeper Alliance, which MCF was instrumental in founding, as well as on the boards of theUniversity of North Carolina’s Institute for the Environment, Hudson Riverkeeper,Surgeons OverSeas and theRainforest Foundation US. She is a member of The National Council of the Land Trust Alliance, Oceana’s Ocean Council and Conservation International’s Chairmen’s Council.
Ms. Colley attended Hollins University and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with honors. She lives in New York City and has two sons.