Yoli Ouiya is a driving force in the Global Sustainability and Wellness movement. Yoli’s interest in sustainability and wellness began with her desire to improve her personal health and culminated in becoming certified in Plant-Based Nutrition.She started to develop her brand as a digital ...

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“First and foremost, I am a storyteller for social change, creating stories that reflect human value. Culturally sensitive communications and inclusive outreach helps to build bridges and spark relationships and energize communities that can inspire truly transformative change that improves the lives and wellbeing ...

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Jovan Sage’s days are steeped in transforming seeds into plants and plants into enriching teas, hearty medicine and delicious dishes. As the Alchemist behind Sage’s Larder, she guides people to find their own healing and resiliency through food, tea and plants. Sage is the ...

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Will Harris is a fourth generation cattleman, who tends the same land that his great-grandfather settled in 1866. Born and raised at White Oak Pastures, Will left home to attend the University of Georgia's School of Agriculture, where he was trained in the industrial ...

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A former financial and food industry analyst, Robyn O’Brien has been called “food’s Erin Brockovich” by the New York Times and Bloomberg. She triggered an allergic reaction in the food industry when she asked: “Are we allergic to food or what’s been done to ...

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Robert “Bob” Quinn—the 2007 recipient of the Montana Organic Association Lifetime of Service Award—is a progressive leader in promoting organic and sustainable agriculture throughout the state of Montana, and the rest of the world. The Organic Trade Association awarded Bob the 2010 Organic Leadership ...

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Understanding how people relate to water and what water needs to remain healthy has been a central tenet of Nicole’s professional career for more than 25 years. She believes strongly in the role of local champions and river enthusiasts in creating a future where ...

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Colleen has dedicated her life to improving nutrition quality in food to provide the foundational support people and communities need to exercise self-determination and achieve their goals and dreams. She spent the first twenty years of her career working to improve child nutrition programs ...

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Stephen serves as the CEO of Grounded Capital Partners, which invests long-term private capital along the value chain of our food system in ways that create transparent, high-integrity supply chains and build capacity for a more regenerative food system.  In this role, Stephen brings ...

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After graduating from Colorado College in 2009, Max worked on Capitol Hill before joining Teach For America. He taught middle and high school astronomy, earth science, biology, and US history for five years in Denver and Harlem. After leaving the classroom and returning from ...

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Erik is the founder of MERIKA, London. He is also a brand advisor and venture partner.MERIKA Advisory has decades long experience with FOOD businesses connected to SOIL & PURPOSE. Our projects have included seismic social engagement movements like Meat Free Mondays, innovative brand development, ...

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Erin is the Director of the Climate Collaborative, responsible for management and execution of the Collaborative’s work, including all programming, communications, and outreach. Erin has a range of corporate campaigning and sustainability experience. She previously worked for CDP, managing corporate engagement for the We ...

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Abbey serves as the Savory Global  Network Coordinator. She is also owner and operator of the Jefferson Center for Holistic Management with her husband, Spencer. The Jefferson Center is an organic cattle ranch and Savory Network Hub in Fort Bidwell, California.She spent two months in ...

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Wendy Millet brings 20+ years in conservation, a lifetime working with horses, and a passion for impact to her work as director of TomKat Ranch an educational ranch with a mission to raise healthy food in a way that regenerates the planet and inspires ...

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Pablo is the lead creator of INTO, a platform that is revolutionizing the way mission-driven producers and brands connect with conscious consumers. Previous stages of his career have informed his current focus: psychologist specialized in creative learning, co-founder and CEO of an integrated marketing ...

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Greg Pinch is a senior member of Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetic’s Ethical Sourcing team. Through an innovative mix of funding, partnership, and sourcing, Lush establishes resilient and robust supply chains in Africa, Latin America and North America. Greg believes in equitable trade as a ...

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Meri Lillia Mullins is the founder of Growing Resilience and the manager of Lighthearted Ranch in Longmont Colorado. Through her work in farming, policy advocacy and technical training she has learned the importance of building relationships through listening and collaboration. She has rooted herself ...

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La Rhea Pepper is the Managing Director and a co-founder of the global non-profit Textile Exchange and an advocate for more sustainable and regenerative practices in the apparel and textile industry. For 17 years, Textile Exchange has been at the forefront of driving meaningful ...

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Christophe Jospe is an analyst, storyteller, marketer, and fundraiser for solutions that can remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. At ​​Nori​​​, he leads the business development to create supply for  a new marketplace for pulling carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, starting with supporting ...

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Diana Rodgers, RD, is a “real food” nutritionist and sustainability advocate near Boston, Massachusetts. She’s an author of three books, runs a clinical nutrition practice, hosts the Sustainable Dish Podcast, and has served as an advisory board of numerous nutrition and agriculture organizations including ...

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Systems ecologist, educator, and designer with over a decade of experience working with brands, farmers, investors and non-profits to identify strategic interventions for whole systems regeneration. Expertise in regenerative agriculture design, supply systems assessment, market development, community-based education, conservation planning and socio-ecological research. Experience ...

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​Megan Meiklejohn is a sustainability professional in the fashion industry, focused on creating positive impact through regeneratively grown fibers and materials. Her previous experience includes managing the Sustainable Materials & Transparency program at EILEEN FISHER, Inc., a New York based women’s clothing brand.  With a degree from ...

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Philip Taylor, Ph.D. is executive director of Mad Agriculture, which he co-founded with his life partner, Nicole Brinks, to create a culture that loves and restores our relationship to the land, sea and one another. Our work spans the story, community and practice of ...

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Calla Rose Ostrander is a Climate Change Innovations Advisor to individuals and organizations dedicated to stabilizing Earth’s climate. From 2008-2016 she was the Climate Change Projects Manager for the City & County of San Francisco where she created and managed the City’s internal agency ...

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Elizabeth Candelario works at the nexus of food, agriculture, and climate change, and is most passionate about uniting brands and nonprofits to activate social mission causes in innovative ways that benefit both.  She works throughout the USA and Europe via her USA-based consultancy Studio ...

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Finian Makepeace is the co-founder of Kiss the Ground and a renowned presenter, media creator, and thought leader in the field of regenerative agriculture and soil health. His dedication to Kiss the Ground’s mission of “inspiring participation in global regeneration, starting with soil”, has ...

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Sarah Harrison was a designer of brands and software for a variety of tech startups before discovering a love for teaching and facilitating. As co-founder of The Determined, she coaches teams on efficient strategies to help their work get heard and make a positive ...

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