Katie Ricketts

Katie Ricketts is a Program Coordinator with the Food Lab. At the Food Lab she works on a range of domestic and international projects coordinating and conducting research, developing data-driven stories, analyzing trends and working closely with private sector agribusinesses to improve essential outcomes like human health, poverty and climate resiliency. Prior to joining the Sustainable…

Kealy Sloan

Project Coordinator

Kealy is a program coordinator for Sustainable Food Lab’s Agriculture and Development team, focused on value chain partnerships, climate smart agriculture and performance measurement. Kealy brings a background in monitoring and evaluation of international development programs and a passion for using findings to inspire learning and achieve outcomes.  Before coming to the Food Lab, she…

Elizabeth Reaves

Progam Director

Elizabeth provides project management, research, analysis, and support for the Food Lab’s efforts to develop landscape level collaboration to achieve more sustainable agricultural practices. Her work is informed by deep listening, community-based research, and an appreciation for the complex interactions between social-economic systems and the environment. Having spent the early part of her life on…

Alex McLeod

Operations Manager

Alex joined the Food Lab in 2015 to run the operations of the organization. She has worked in a wide range of fields including education, sales, and marketing.  Some of her previous work includes running an environmental grants program at Patagonia, facilitating admissions and financial aid at Harvard University, and nurturing future writers and readers…

Daniella Malin

Senior Program Director, Agricultural & Climate

Daniella directs the Sustainable Food Lab’s climate work and serves as Deputy General Manager for our flagship project, the Cool Farm Alliance bringing together growers with multinational food companies, NGOs, and academics to measure the potential for agricultural practices to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, with methodology now extending to water and biodiversity. Daniella has a background in…

LeAnne Grillo

Learning Journey and Meeting production

LeAnne helps diverse groups of people act together to address the complex social issues they are frustrated with and passionate to change. She is co-founder and a partner in Spaces for Change, a firm that specializes in creating the conditions for people to connect in meaningful ways, enabling them to take effective action together around…

Stephanie Daniels

Senior Program Director, Agriculture & Development

Stephanie manages Food Lab value chain partnerships focused on impact and learning on sustainable livelihoods. She has a background in sustainable supply chains and ethical purchasing. Her expertise is in sourcing from smallholders in developing countries, with a focus on cocoa. Before joining the Food Lab, Stephanie consulted with companies and NGOs such as WWF…

Don Seville

Co-director

Don Seville, Co- Director, Sustainable Food Laboratory. Don brings a background in systems thinking and organizational learning to the Food Lab’s leadership team. The Food Lab has brought together companies, NGOs, and other stakeholders to collaborate on market approaches to promoting a more sustainable food system for over 10 years. Don is leading the Sustainable…

Hal Hamilton

Co-director

Hal Hamilton founded and co-directs the Sustainable Food Lab. Hal helps lead projects on water and crop diversification, as well as occasional supplier summits and strategic planning initiatives. He is an adviser to organizations and coach to people whose jobs involve sustainability. He is also a co-founder and faculty of the Academy for Systemic Change.…