Our Team

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CEO & Founder

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Managing Director, Financial Investments

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Managing Director, Operations

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Managing Director, Country Operations

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USA Country Director

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Nutrition Director

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Rwanda Country Director

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Research Lead

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US Research Partner

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Senior Investment Advisor

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Senior Investment Advisor

Nutrition Advisory Team

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Martin Bloem

Nutrition Advisor

Professor and Director, Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

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Laurette Dube

Nutrition Advisor

James McGill Chair and Professor of Consumer and Lifestyle Psychology and Marketing.

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Patrick Webb

Nutrition Advisor

Alexander McFarlane Professor of Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.

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Angela Odoms-Young

Nutrition Advisor

Associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition in the UIC College of Applied Health Sciences.

Our Board

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Ertharin Cousin

Founder, FSF

Formerly, ED of the World Food Programme, US Ambassador to the UN Agencies for Food and Agriculture. 30+ years of experience and relationships in national and international nonprofit, government, and corporate sectors.

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Joy Basu, J.D., MBA

Independent Consultant, Innovative Finance

Formerly, an architect of The Rise Fund and its founding Food and Ag lead.

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Ashby Monk, PhD.

Executive Director, Stanford Global Projects Center

Thought leader in institutional investing.

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Barry Adams, MBA

Founding and Managing partner, Prairie Crest Capital

Formerly, Principal at ColBridge Capital Management hedge fund and President at Grant Capital Partners.