Kelly Anderson, Director of International Policy, GIPC

Kelly Anderson serves as director of international policy at the U.S. Chamber’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC). Anderson is primarily responsible for the production and marketing of the U.S. Chamber’s International IP Index. Anderson discusses the report’s findings with U.S. and foreign government officials, industry stakeholders, and international third party groups. In her five years at the Chamber, Anderson has presented the U.S. Chamber’s IP Index at events in nearly a dozen global markets. Additionally, Anderson concentrates on advocating for effective IP protection in Australia and the Americas to advance innovators rights internationally.

Prior to joining the Chamber, Anderson handled congressional affairs at the Embassy of Gabon in Washington, D.C. During her time at the Embassy, she worked with congressional staff to raise the profile of Gabon both on the Hill and throughout Washington, D.C. Prior to this, Anderson worked at the lobbying firm American Continental Group after previously interning on the Hill.

Anderson earned her B.A. in political science from Drew University in New Jersey, where she played on the field hockey team and served on the Student Athletic Advisory Committee.