Team

Our global team is passionate about shaping a fairer, more compassionate food system. Together, we combine expertise in sustainable agriculture, animal welfare, climate policy, and multinational engagement. We speak Danish, French, German, Hindi, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Swedish, and English.

Meet Our Team

Lase Bruun

Chief Executive Officer

Lasse is an expert in climate and energy, sustainable agriculture, social justice and animal rights advocacy, with twenty years experience in development, mobilisation, communication, campaigning, and movement building.

Arturo (AJ) Garcia

Head of Operations

AJ has fifteen years international experience in senior management, public awareness campaigning, public relations, animal rescue, protection and advocacy, and undercover investigations.

Caroline Wimberly

Senior Advisor, Food and Climate Policy

Caroline is an expert in the food and nonprofit sector, with a background in research and global food system transformation advocacy. She has worked on international climate change initiatives, and published policy documents.

Christina Auguste

Development Coordinator

Christina has professional and voluntary experience at local and international nonprofits specializing in refugee resettlement, migration, food security. She is dedicated to alleviating food security in urban areas and empowering small farmers.

David Pedersen

Senior Strategist

Specialising in the culture of meat consumption, the alternative protein market, and animal ethics, David injects elements and theories of philosophy into practice.

Ieva Galkytė

Special Advisor to the CEO

Ieva has more than a decade of professional and voluntary experience at local and international nonprofits and public bodies, focusing on strategies that elevate the voices of the vulnerable, and different avenues to achieve social justice.

Natalie Giaccio

HR Coordinator

Natalie is an expert in public and nonprofit administration, with experience working at various levels within City, State, and Federal agencies and for domestic and international nonprofits.

Pari Trivedi

Communications Manager

Pari is an expert in brand management and implementing communications strategies for non-profits and corporates. She brings a decade of experience in working with brands through strategy, creative, and digital tools.

Pavitra Krishnan

Programmes Associate

Pavitra is passionate about leading a more sustainable lifestyle and making the world a just and equitable place for all living beings, and has experience of working in both the animal and human rights space.

Shweta Sood

Head of Programmes

Shweta has a decade of experience in networking, campaign management, marketing, and content creation. She has led diverse teams across a range of programmes, and built initiatives in advocacy and research, and established social grassroots networks.

Our Partner Advisory Council guides our strategic focus and includes decades of collective experience analysing and advocating for a fairer global food system.

Meet Our Partner Advisory Council

Monique Mikhail

Senior Strategist, International Food & Forest campaign, Greenpeace

Monique has more than 15 years experience working on food, agriculture, and environmental issues, including political advocacy in Washington, D.C., and the Stockholm Environment Institute.

Lena Brook

Food Campaigns Director, Natural Resources Defense Council

Lena uses her expertise in advocacy and communications to influence decision-makers of all types, from elected officials to CEOs.

Emma Sirois

Associate Director, Healthy Food in Health Care Program, Health Care Without Harm

Emma Sirois leads a team of content experts and organizers, working with health care institutions and health professionals across the United States to promote more sustainable food systems.

Fletcher Harper

Executive Director, GreenFaith

Rev. Harper is an Episcopal priest and the Executive Director of GreenFaith, a global multi-faith climate and environmental justice network.

Lisa Archer

Director, Food and Agriculture Program, Friends of the Earth U.S.

For nearly two decades, Lisa has developed and led successful science-based corporate accountability, markets, policy, public education and organizing campaigns focused on environmental health and justice.

Mia MacDonald

Founder and Executive Director, Brighter Green

Brighter Green aims to raise awareness and encourage dialogue on issues that span the environment, animals, and sustainable development, both globally and locally. Their work has a particular focus on equity and rights

Jens Tuider

International Director and Special Advisor to the CEO, ProVeg International

Jens is a lecturer on animal ethics at several colleges in Germany, and leads an interdisciplinary working group on animal ethics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Isis Alvarez

Senior Gender Advisor and Unsustainable Livestock Campaign Coordinator, Global Forest Coalition

Isis is a biologist from Colombia who is experienced in working with different local and international environmental NGOs in Latin America, Europe, and Africa.

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