As director of public policy and government affairs, Killinger will direct Tallahassee advocacy efforts for the phosphate unit of the nation’s leading producer of agricultural nutrients.
Mosaic is the Polk County-based phosphate fertilizer mining and manufacturing firm — the world’s largest combined producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. Killinger will serve as a principal adviser to the company’s leadership on government affairs initiatives.
With more than 25 years of environmental know-how, Killinger’s tenure at Anfield helped cement the firm’s reputation as “the water guys,” with advocacy before the Legislature, the Governor’s Office, Cabinet, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and various water management districts.
Previously, Killinger served as director of government and community relations for the Florida Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, where he directed the group’s state and federal legislative agendas. He also acted as general counsel for the Florida Association of Counties and worked in the Office of Legislative and Cabinet Affairs at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. There, he represented the department on Everglades, wetlands, and water permitting matters.
Killinger will be based out of Tallahassee.