Anne MacMillan manages Invariant’s agriculture and food practice, bringing more than 15 years of substantive policy experience in the sector. For our field-to-fork clients, she provides regulatory guidance, crafts policy solutions, and deploys innovative engagement plans.
Most recently, Anne was director of government affairs for The Wonderful Company, a multi-billion dollar farming and consumer packaged goods company based in California. She spent four years at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, first as senior adviser and then as deputy chief of staff to Secretary Tom Vilsack, where she led the development and implementation of the regulatory agenda for USDA with a focus on specialty crops, food safety, livestock markets, and animal health.
Anne was senior policy advisor to then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and served in the offices of former Representative Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) and the late Bob Matsui (D-CA), where she worked on the 2008 Farm Bill and Endangered Species Act reform.
Anne is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, and received her JD from The George Washington University Law School.