Abby Dilley is Vice President of Program Development at RESOLVE. She has over twenty-two years of experience in facilitation and mediation of scientifically complex and highly controversial public policy issues in the areas of natural resources, environment, agriculture, biotechnology and human health. She has successfully mediated policy disputes resulting in the development of legislation on pesticides and implementation of regulations concerning food labeling, accelerated approval of therapeutics for HIV/AIDS, prescription medicine labeling and information, and protection of plant germ plasm. One of her projects addressing the establishment of studies to optimize medical management of HIV infection resulted in an institutionalized public/private collaboration called the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research.
Ms. Dilley has worked with a very broad range of stakeholders from the public and private sectors and non-government organizational communities at the local, state, regional, national and international levels. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from The Colorado College and a master’s degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Michigan.