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Lisa Dreier

Head of Agriculture and Food Security, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum LLC

BA, Bowdoin College, US; Master's in Energy and Resources and Master's in Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley. Formerly: freelance journalist, US and Asia; six years with Environmental Defense Fund; consulted on sustainable development projects with North American Development Bank, World Bank and NGOs in US, South America, Asia; Manager, UN Millennium Project Hunger Task Force and concurrently, Associate Director, Tropical Agriculture Program, Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York. With World Economic Forum: managed and helped develop public-private initiatives on Global Governance, Financing for Development, and Humanitarian Relief; co-founded and led Business Alliance Against Chronic Hunger; authored four reports on business strategies for meeting Millennium Development Goals; currently, manages New Vision for Agriculture initiative and Global Agenda Council on Food Security.

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