Nneka is a General Partner and Managing Director at VestedWorld, an impact-focused early-stage fund, where she has served on the Investment Committee for four years. She also serves on the board of the Impact Investors Foundation of Nigeria and Nigeria's National Advisory Board for Impact Investing.
Senior Program Director, LICOP
Senior Program Director of Sustainable Food Lab, a global network of leaders dedicated to resilient food systems and co-founder of the Living Income Community of Practice (LICOP).
Hon. Jeanine M. Cooper
Minister of Agriculture, Liberia
Hon. Jeanine has a vision to ensure the supply of quality agricultural products produced in a sustainable and organic manner prized in today’s market.
Vice President Sustainability, Mars.
Oversees global initiatives focused on respecting human rights, increasing incomes for smallholder farmers and unlocking opportunities for women.
Global Lead, Social Impact, Nestlé
Yann is part of the Global Public Affairs & ESG Engagement team at Nestlé. He is in charge of impact areas including human rights, youth, livelihoods, sustainable sourcing and just transition.
Sustainability Global, Social Team Lead, Olam Food Ingredients
Yves-Pascal has previously had the lead on Livelihood at Olam Global Sustainability and been the General Manager EAF Arabica and Specialty Coffee.
Managing Director, VOICE Network
Antonie acts as one of the key spokespersons for civil society in cocoa, and has been actively advocating a sustainable cocoa sector for over a decade and a half.
Senior Researcher, Wageningen University & Research
Yuca’s key topic of research is evaluating the impact of policies, innovations and interventions on smallholder tree-crop commodity farming family livelihoods.
Associate Director, Stewardship, Sustainalytics
Noura has 15 years of experience in international cooperation and sustainability and formerly led the Rainforest Alliance program on Livelihood and Workers' Rights, co-founded and co-chaired the Global Living Wage Coalition and been on the advisory board of LICOP.
Strategic Advisor on Sustainability, Symrise
Hamish is a passionate advocate of sustainability causes and has led initiatives with significant impact. He has previously led the development of the Flavors Division Sustainability strategy.
Group Director for Sustainability, Touton
He joined the company to initiate Touton’s responsible cocoa sourcing in Cote d’Ivoire and leads the development of the group’s sustainable sourcing strategy.
Head of National Cocoa and Coffee Board (NNCB) of Cameroon
The NCCB regulates, supervise and coordinate the cocoa and coffee sub-sectors, and represent Cameroon in international cocoa and coffee organizations.
Executive Secretary of ICCIG, Cote d’Ivoire & Ghana
Alex was the Director of Corporate Affairs, Cocoa, for Mars Wrigley Confectionery, before accepting the appointment to head Initiative Cacao Côte d’Ivoire – Ghana (ICCIG) as the first Executive Secretary.
Executive Director, The International Coffee Organization (ICO)
Vanúsia started working directly with coffee in 2002. She took over as Executive Director at the International Coffee Organization in May 2022.
Head of Impact, Tony's Chocolonely
Tony’s Chocolonely exists to revolutionize the chocolate industry. As Impactus Prime, Paul is leading Tony’s impact strategy and heading up the Impact team.
Associate Director Inclusive Value Chains and Private Sector, Oxfam America
Helen works on strengthening corporate commitments, policies and practices of multinational food companies, their suppliers and those providing capital to the food system.
Hoang Thi Lien
President, Vietnam Pepper Association
Hoang has a passion for working in international organizations related to international trade, business and economic integration. She wants to drive the Vietnam pepper production and business for the sustainable development.
Founder and CEO, Meridia
Thomas is co-founder and CEO of Meridia, the field data partner for accelerating the achievement of full traceability and transparency, living income, and regenerative agriculture commitments in international smallholder supply chains.
Global Sustainability Projects Manager - Coffee Business Unit, OFI
Sustainability Manager with a passion in transforming agri-businesses and food systems into more sustainable supply chains, an obligation in our context of growing demography approaching planetary boundaries.
Chief of Retail, Pachamama Coffee Cooperative
In coffee, wanting to organize talent and grow revenues through innovative models of bean sales, merchandising, and direct-to-consumer distribution models and participate in new methods of growth in the coffee sector and beyond.
Head of Corporate Services, Farmeline
Worlali has over 10 years of experience working in IT consulting, academia, international development and research in the field of agriculture, as well as in ICTs relating to mobile technologies for agriculture and rural development.
Head of sustainability, Sucafina
Seasoned manager and Exec MBA graduate with extensive experience in soft commodity trading, international negotiation and agribusiness supply chains. Worked at length in executive roles at Regional and Country level for multinationals in English and French-speaking Africa.
Climate and Inclusive Program Manager, Nespresso
Manu is passionate about driving transformative change at scale by developing innovative solutions and integrate sustainability further in business strategy of companies.
Global Sustainable Sourcing Director, Unilever
Martin is currently leading sustainable sourcing at Unilever focusing on commodities such as palm oil, coconut, wood-based packaging, soy, and cocoa.