Veery Maxwell

Board Member

Veery Maxwell is a Director at Energy Innovation, where she helps clients achieve their goals in climate and energy philanthropy. Veery is also a Principal at Ajax Strategies, where she focuses on regulatory, financial, and legal due diligence on technology companies focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Veery is a member of the California Bar, having earned a J.D. degree with honors from UC Hastings School of the Law where she focused on environmental issues. She was Managing Editor of West-Northwest, the Hastings environmental law and policy journal, and wrote and published on regulatory barriers for clean energy technologies.  Veery received a B.A. degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University with a double major in finance and international business.

Previously, Veery worked for The Nature Conservancy, ClimateWorks Foundation, and the environmental law division of Union Pacific.  She serves on the boards of WaterSmart Software and Clean Energy Trust, in addition to advising numerous technology companies.