As the Communications Director, Leigh Anne leads the non-profit’s communications strategy and implementation, working closely with partners, media, and stakeholders to share Blue Planet’s mission and impact for a 100% clean energy future.
Leigh Anne has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Geography from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa and a certificate in Video Journalism from the Travel Channel Academy.
Leigh Anne worked at KHON2 News as a promotions producer, as well as serving as the executive producer of the local television show, “Modern Wahine Hawaii.” Previously, she produced video documentaries on nature, hiking, and travel for parks and preserves throughout Hawaii and beyond.
Leigh Anne is a 4th degree black belt in the martial art of Tang Soo Do and a three-time world champion.
“My heart has always been to motivate people to enjoy and better understand the environment so they will have a vested and active interest in protecting it. I am looking forward to working with the Blue Planet team and using my skillset to advance the vision for a clean energy future.”