Managing Director, Environment
Blair Goldstein Beasley is the Managing Director of Environment at the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. In this role, she leads the strategy and execution of the foundation’s Environment giving area, which invests in solutions that accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and its positive impact on people’s lives.
Throughout her career, Beasley has gained experience in policy, research, environment and climate change. Beasley joins the Blank Family Foundation most recently from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, where she served as the director of climate strategies. During her tenure at the Anderson Foundation, Beasley led programs focused on climate solutions that make big impacts in Georgia. Her work has sought to grow those solutions alongside diverse stakeholders spanning business, academia, NGOs and philanthropy.
She began her career at the federal level, working on electricity sector policy with a focus on the power of the sector’s role as the mainspring to decarbonizing our economy. This included positions that propelled her learning of the electricity sector, including seven years with the Energy Program at the Bipartisan Policy Center.
Beasley is an Atlanta native and is eager to continue working in a field she is passionate about.