Our Team

Executive Director

Maria Lettini

Maria joined the FAIRR Initiative in September 2016 and has oversight of the creation and execution of FAIRR’s strategy and work plans.
Director of Research and Engagements

Aarti Ramachandran

Aarti is Director of Research & Engagements at the FAIRR Initiative, where she oversees the investor network’s collaborative engagement and research initiatives.
Policy Director

Helena Wright

Dr Helena Wright is the Policy Director at the FAIRR Initiative, where she focuses on policy solutions related to the risks and opportunities surrounding intensive animal agriculture.
Senior Manager, Research & Engagements

Jo Raven

Jo manages FAIRR's collaborative engagements with global food companies, including the development of evaluation frameworks.
Senior Manager, Investor Outreach

Teni Ekundare

Teni joined the FAIRR Initiative in March 2020 as an Investor Outreach Manager with oversight of the UK and Northern European investment community.  She is responsible for raising awareness of FAIRR’s efforts with a focus on educating investors of the potential risks and rewards in the global protein industry as it relates to their investment universe. 
Research & Engagement Manager

Faazi Adam

Faazi joined FAIRR in March 2017. As Research Manager, she produces FAIRR’s thematic reports.
Research & Engagement Manager

Cristina Figaredo

Cristina joined the FAIRR Initiative in August 2020. As Engagements Manager, she works with investors and industry stakeholders managing collaborative engagements to address risks and opportunities in the global protein supply chain. She currently leads FAIRR’s engagement on working conditions.
ESG Analyst

Lorraine Hau

Lorraine is an ESG analyst at the FAIRR Initiative, focusing on company evaluations through the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index.
ESG Analyst

Kezia Smithe

Kezia is an ESG Analyst at the FAIRR Initiative, focusing on AMR and antibiotic stewardship, and sustainable protein supply chains.
ESG Analyst

María Montosa

María joined the FAIRR Initiative in September 2019 and is an ESG Analyst specialising in deforestation and GHG emissions.
ESG Analyst

Sumye Fung

Sumye joined the FAIRR Initiative in March 2020 and works as an ESG Analyst specialising in aquaculture. She holds a BSc in Finance with Management and is currently in the process of completing an MSc in International Business and Development. She brings experience in Compliance and Regulatory Reporting and a strong interest in sustainability in agriculture and development, having worked on a prawn farm in Malaysia.
ESG Analyst

Tara Chandrasekharan

Tara joined the FAIRR Initiative in June 2020 as an ESG analyst for the Research and Engagements team. She primarily focuses on the Meat Sourcing Engagement and the Cerrado Manifesto.
Team Administrator

Matthew Wells

Matthew joined the FAIRR Initiative in January 2020. He works across the various departments and is responsible for operations and content management.
Communications Officer

Lisa Turner

Lisa joined the FAIRR Initiative in July 2020 as the Communications Officer. She works across all teams to shape the marketing and communications strategy around key research and engagements reports. 
Communications Intern

Siân Jones

Siân joined the FAIRR Initiative in November 2020 as a Communications Intern. She works within the Communications Team to support the marketing and communications strategy around key research and engagements efforts.
Investor Outreach Intern

Chris Coggin

Chris joined the FAIRR Initiative in November 2020 as an Investor Outreach Intern. He provides support to the Outreach team and helps to coordinate investor engagements, as well as expand the FAIRR Investor Network.
ESG Intern

Ludovic Lenders

Ludovic is an ESG Analyst Intern at the FAIRR Initiative. He joined FAIRR in February 2021 driven by his passion for sustainable agriculture and impact investing. Prior to joining FAIRR, Ludovic undertook internships at Carbon Disclosure Project, and later at Impact-Cubed, diving into the world of ESG both on the reporting and investments solutions side. He studied Liberal Arts & Sciences at UCL, combining his passion for biology, conservation, economics, and policy while focusing on sustainable food systems and agroecology.
ESG Intern

Nicola Meyer

Nicola joined the FAIRR Initiative in March 2021 as an ESG Intern.  She contributes to the development of the Protein Producer Index methodology and conducts research into the policies and practices of major protein producers.
ESG Intern

Grace Martin

Grace joined the FAIRR Initiative in February 2021 as an ESG Intern. She works within the Research and Engagements team, focusing on both the Sustainable Proteins and Animal Health engagements.