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Christine GouldFounder & CEO
Christine has dedicated her career to making ag innovation more open and collaborative. She created Thought For Food to inspire young people to get involved in developing the solutions their future depends on. Christine holds an MPA in Science & Technology Policy from Columbia University. She sits on the Board of Young Professionals in Ag Development and is a Founding Member of the Ashoka Changemakers League of Intrapreneurs.
Jana StolzCommunications & Projects
Jana's passion is for projects that build a meaningful, sustainable and impactful future. Her background is in communications, brand and project management with experience across agencies and startups. TFF is a real heart project for her, because it gives her the opportunity to bring purpose to the world and covers her passion for food and nutrition. Jana studied Multilingual Communication at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne, Germany.
Chelcie VallelyOperations & Strategy
With several years experience and experimentation across startups, non profits and creatives agencies - leveraging innovation for social impact is now my main focus. Applying my experience and passion for action to Thought For Food's audacious mission and having a lot of fun along the way.
Annora MackDigital and Community Lead
Annora grew up in the US and Switzerland and has been connected to the food and agriculture corporate industry throughout her whole life. With an educational background in Health Science and Fine Arts, she brings the multispectral mindset, creative thinking and field knowledge which we consider core attributes to our team. Annora leads TFF’s social media channels and work hand-in-hand with our global community.
Marie BrueserEngagement Officer
Marie is passionate about food sustainability which has shaped her path so far. With a PhD in plant genetics and plant breeding, she understands some of the challenges faced by farmers and plant breeding companies as well as the techniques available to solve global issues like food security. At TFF, she is constantly energised by the inspiring people and the innovative solutions they are bringing forward.
Caroline SteiblinCorporate Program Manager
Caroline combines her analytical skillset and passion for research to create tangible impact in corporate development for TFF. Using her background managing and supporting data-driven and cross-departmental projects, and 5+ years of corporate experience, she is streamlining TFF’s food and agriculture innovation. Based in Switzerland, Caroline connects the TFF Community with tools to collaborate with major local and international partners.
José is an emerging visual designer and strategist with a few years’ freelancing experience. Driven by a restless spirit and endless curiosity, I assure you I won't leave the wildest idea unexplored! From visuals for upcoming startups to full rebrands for NGOs, I love working with energetic, defiant companies who break the rules and laugh in the face of convention – the risk takers! Let's reinvent the future together?
San Wen NgeiMalaysia Partnerships Lead
San Wen holds a Degree in Law with Social Sciences from the University of Warwick and was part of a 2018 TFF Challenge Finalist Team. She is now based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and is applying her interpersonal and leadership skills to help build a strong regional network of partners in preparation for the TFF Academy and TFF Summit in March 2020.