REVERENCE and RIGOR for a
BETTER FOOD SYSTEM
STRATEGY • CONSULTING
ANALYTICS • RESEARCH • WRITING
Susan connect the dots, develops new insights, and catalyzes progress at the nexus of food systems, climate change and social responsibility, bringing equal parts reverence and rigor to help shift hearts, minds and action toward better collective stewardship of our communities and our precious natural resources.
Susan currently works as a Research Fellow at Project Drawdown. She has researched food waste solutions for the Northern California Recycling Association; served as an associate editor at Stone Pier Press, a publisher focused on food system solutions; advised Zero Foodprint (ZFP), a nonprofit organization mobilizing the food world around agricultural climate solutions and recently named “Humanitarian of the Year;” worked as a consulting partner at The Perennial Restaurant; and participated in an advisory board for the Full Use Kitchen Initiative of the James Beard Foundation. Susan has also produced pop-up dining experiences to promote food literacy, and is currently writing a cookbook promoting plant-rich diets and zero food-waste cooking.
Susan holds an MPA in Economics and Public Policy from Princeton University, a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, and certificates in Food Studies from University of the Pacific. Susan has worked in research and management positions at Deloitte, Common Future, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the World Bank, and the United Food and Commercial Workers.