Anthony J. Fiore
Anthony J. Fiore was appointed Chief Program Officer for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) on January 25, 2023. In this position, Mr. Fiore will lead NYSERDA’s cross cutting programmatic strategy, leveraging program and market assessments to optimize sector-specific interventions and economywide strategies to meet the climate goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act and execute on New York’s Climate Action Council Scoping Plan – the framework for how New York will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve net-zero emissions, increase renewable energy use, and ensure all communities equitably benefit in the clean energy transition.
Mr. Fiore has 24 years of government experience across a broad range of disciplines. Most recently Mr. Fiore has served as the Chief Decarbonization Officer for the City of New York. In this role, Mr. Fiore was responsible for overall management of carbon emissions from government operations and oversaw competitive grant programs related to energy efficiency, innovative technology development, distributed clean energy generation, large-scale renewable energy development, energy supply contracting, and workforce development.
Prior to this role Mr. Fiore served as the City’s Director of Energy Regulatory affairs where he served as the City’s primary energy policy advocate before numerous local, State, and federal agencies, and providing analysis over a wide range of regulatory and legislative matters related to energy. Mr. Fiore also has extensive knowledge in water quality, environmental health and safety, engineering and operations, and restructuring of revenue collection operations.
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Mr. Fiore previously served on a number of energy related boards and committees including NYC Building Sustainability Board, Pathways to Carbon Neutral NYC Technical Advisory Committee, Northeast Deep Decarbonization Pathway Advisory Committee and the NY Smart Grid Consortium Board.
Mr. Fiore holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences from Binghamton University, and a Master’s in Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University with a concentration in Environmental Health Sciences. Mr. Fiore has also conducted research in evolutionary ecology at Binghamton University and the University of Michigan.