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Theresa Lieb

Food systems analyst

Biography

Theresa Lieb is a food systems analyst at GreenBiz, where she curates content and creates a community that make food and agriculture more sustainable, just, nourishing, and resilient. As conference chair, she is responsible for developing food programming for VERGE. This climate tech event brings together over 10.000 leaders advancing systemic solutions to the climate crisis. Theresa also publishes Food Weekly, a newsletter that tracks progress toward a better food system.

For her work at GreenBiz, Theresa draws on her expertise in corporate sustainability, supply chains, development policy, and finance. Before, she has worked with the United Nations, German Development Bank, ClimateWorks Foundation, and WeWork. Theresa has developed sustainability strategies for sourcing and procurement, consumer behavior, and foodservice operations in these roles. She has also worked to combat deforestation and protect other ecosystems.

Theresa holds an MPhil in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford and a BSc in International Development and Policy Science from Leiden University. Having grown up in a family of dairy farmers and chefs in Germany, she gained international experience across Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., and speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese and French in addition to German.

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