Our Team

Executive

Executive Director

Maria Lettini

Maria has oversight of the creation and execution of FAIRR’s strategy and work plans.
Executive Director

Alan Briefel

Alan played an integral part of FAIRR’s launch in 2015.

Research & Engagements

Director of Thematic Research & Corporate Innovation

Jo Raven

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

Emma Berntman

Emma manages the Sustainable Proteins and Animal Pharma collaborative investor engagements.
Senior Manager, Research & Engagements

Thalia Vounaki

Thalia manages the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index, a groundbreaking benchmark of 60 of the world's largest protein producers.
Senior Manager, Research & Engagements

Cristina Figaredo

Cristina manages collaborative engagements with investors and industry stakeholders to address risks and opportunities in the global protein supply chain. She currently leads FAIRR’s engagement on working conditions.
Senior Manager, Research & Engagements

Rajel Khambhaita

Rajel leads the collaborative investor engagements on Working Conditions and Climate risk.
Senior Manager, Research & Engagements

Max Boucher

Max is a Senior Manager, Research & Engagements, and leads on the biodiversity and aquaculture workstreams.
Climate Economist

Simi Thambi

Dr. Simi Thambi is FAIRR’s Climate Economist and leads the work on Coller FAIRR Climate Risk Tool.
Research & Engagement Manager, Oceans & Biodiversity

Lily Stuart

Lily is responsible for the aquaculture and biodiversity workstream and leads our engagements with investors and industry professionals.
Senior ESG Analyst

Anna de Winton

Anna works in the research team, focusing on the evaluation of global protein producers’ exposure to material ESG risks in the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index.
Senior ESG Analyst

Tara Chandrasekharan

Tara works within the Research &Engagements team where she is responsible for the Meat Sourcing Engagement and the Cerrado Manifesto.
Senior ESG Analyst

María Montosa

María is responsible for conducting company analyses and specialises in deforestation and GHG emissions.
Senior ESG Analyst

Sofía De La Parra

Sofía De La Parra is responsible for the analysis and evaluation of retailers and brand manufacturers as part of the Sustainable Proteins engagement.
ESG Analyst

Philippa Thornton

Philippa currently works on the Sustainable Proteins and Animal Health engagements.
ESG Analyst

Ludovic Lenders

Ludovic is an ESG Analyst 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 Analyst

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.
ESG Analyst

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 Analyst

Abby Herd

Abby works within the Research & Engagements team, focusing on Sustainable Proteins.
ESG Analyst Intern

Joseph Clifford

Since joining FAIRR in April 2022, Joseph has been working on Biodiversity, Aquaculture and Climate Risk Tool workstreams.
ESG Analyst Intern

Sophie Bartley

Sophie supports the R&E team focusing on Animal Pharmaceuticals, Sustainable Proteins, and Alternative Protein Technology.

Policy

Policy Director

Helena Wright

Helena focuses on policy solutions related to the risks and opportunities surrounding intensive animal agriculture.
Policy Officer

Stephanie Haszczyn

Stephanie works within the Policy team and has extensive knowledge in the field of sustainable food and farming.
Policy Officer

Eline Reintjes

Eline's work focuses on sustainable agriculture and finance policy in China and the EU.
Policy Graduate Intern

Francisco Botero

Francisco joined the FAIRR initiative in December 2021 and works as part of the Policy Team.

Investor Outreach & Member Services

Head of Investor Outreach

Teni Ekundare

Teni leads our global investor outreach activities and works to educate investors on the potential risks and rewards in the global protein industry
Senior Investor Outreach Manager

Sofía Condés

Sofía is responsible for bringing new investors to the FAIRR network and ensuring continued engagement with our members.
Outreach Analyst

Chris Coggin

Chris provides support to the Outreach team and helps to coordinate investor engagements, as well as expand the FAIRR Investor Network.

Marketing & Communications

Marketing Manager

Monica Miskelly

Monica is responsible for developing and executing marketing strategies and campaigns to support the awareness of FAIRR’s research and engagements, focusing on educating investors on the potential risks and rewards in the global protein industry as it relates to their investment universe.
Communications Manager

Kathryn Mortimer

Kathryn works alongside the Marketing Manager to help raise awareness of FAIRR’s work, and help our investor members to change the conversation around factory farming.
Digital Marketing Associate

Matthew Wells

Matthew is responsible for digital marketing, data management, content design and operations.
Marketing and Communications Analyst

Ekaterina Zabolonskaya

Ekaterina (Kate) supports the marketing and communications strategy through news tracking, multi-channel reporting, content creation and social media management.

HR & Operations

Head of HR

Karen Bowden-Brown

Karen is responsible for ensuring that the FAIRR Initiative has a best-in-class approach to people management and works with the executive team to align the people strategy with the organisation's ambitious growth plans.
Operations Officer

Jodie Wilson

Jodie provides technical assistance, project coordination, and operational support to the wider FAIRR team.