Acting Vice President, Office of Investment Policy
Anne Lesser is the Acting Vice President of the Office of Investment Policy (OIP) and a senior member of OPIC’s leadership team. In her role, Anne leads a team that measures the expected developmental impact of proposed projects and reviews all projects to ensure they are environmentally and socially sustainable and respect human rights.
She also helps lead strategic priorities for the agency including 2X, OPIC’s women’s economic empowerment initiative, as well as the Agency’s strategy for the Western Hemisphere.
Previously, Anne worked in the U.S. House of Representatives where she served as Legislative Assistant and Director of Outreach for a Member of Congress in Florida. She also co-founded a D.C. consulting firm and worked on several political campaigns focusing on voter outreach and fundraising.
Anne is originally from the Space Coast of Florida and grew up watching space shuttle launches from her backyard. She attended the University of Florida where she studied history, political science, and Spanish.