In my career as an executive strategy consultant, food industry lobbyist and registered dietitian, I’ve engaged with multiple – and sometimes polar opposite – stakeholder perspectives to build consensus and chart a sustainable course forward.
I’ve developed sound public policy initiatives in the Canadian, North American and global agri-food regulatory sector, led negotiations for
food and consumer products manufacturers, advocated for consumer education and achieved strategic planning consensus within challenging environments and multinational organizations.
For over a decade, I served as the national spokesperson for the food and consumer packaged goods industry. My thousands of speaking and media engagements covered broad and complex topics ranging from nutrition and health, to regulatory reform, sustainability, food safety and harmonization.
I founded Food for Health to unite stakeholders from the food, agriculture, government, academic and health sectors under a shared vision and voice.
With a global pandemic upending our agri-food and health systems and a new administration at the helm, we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to throw out the old playbooks, re-structure the way we approach food in the U.S. and re-shape the future of health and prosperity in America. I work with leaders from all sectors to re-think the ways we produce, package, market, and regulate food from the ground up.
I work with Food Industry Leaders to: