Veronica Eady is VP and Director of CLF Massachusetts. She is also the Director of CLF’s Healthy Communities and Environmental Justice Program. Veronica joined CLF after spending nearly five years in Berlin, Germany working as a consultant specializing in environmental justice and human rights on global, national, and local levels. Prior to her move abroad, Veronica was Associate General Counsel and Director of Environmental Justice at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, a non-profit civil rights law firm in New York City. Veronica has deep ties to New England, having served as Director of the Environmental Justice and Brownfields Programs for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, where she was the principal author of Massachusetts’ Environmental Justice Policy. Before that Veronica was the Executive Director of the Roxbury-based environmental justice advocacy organization, Alternatives for Community and Environment.
Veronica has held appointments on several faculties, including Europe-Viadriana University in Germany, Tufts University, in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Fordham Law School, and Stanford Law School. She is the former chair of EPA’s federal advisory committee for environmental justice, the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council.