Nancy E. Anderson, Executive Director of the Sallan Foundation, is a life-long New Yorker. Since opening the doors of the Sallan Foundation in 2005, she has worked to advance useful knowledge for greener cities. Making high performance building New York's "new normal" and seeking sustainable solutions to urban energy needs are among the Foundation's key campaigns. Previously, she served as an environmental advisor in City government. During that time, she wrote the Community Right-to-Know law, co-authored the recycling law, and helped prevent the sale of the City's water supply. She holds both her B.A. and Ph.D. from New York University.