The Secretariat is comprised of representatives of the convening core partner organizations, and works closely with the supporting partners and representatives of Network members.

Convening Core Partners & Principals
Dr. Gunhild A. Stordalen
Founder and Executive Chair
Maria Lettini
Executive Director

Ertharin Cousin
Founder and CEO
Inger Andersen
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UNEP
Diane Holdorf
Executive Vice President

The Convening Core Partners listed above work in close collaboration with a number of strategic supporting partners, including the World Bank, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Rabobank, S2G Ventures, UNEP FI, PRI, the GEF, Just Rural Transition, and others.

The Secretariat Team

The Secretariat team members are listed below, alphabetically:

  • Josefina Achaval-Torre—Global Coordinator, Good Food Finance Network, UNEP
  • Victoria Crawford—Manager, Investment Partnerships, WBCSD
  • Gretel Gambarelli—Project Manager, Finance for Sustainable Food Systems, Climate Finance Unit, UNEP
  • Evelyn Frischknecht—Associate, Investment Partnerships, WBCSD
  • Cedric Habiyaremye—Research Lead, Food Systems for the Future
  • Hamid Hamirani—Senior Advisor Food Systems for the Future & Former Advisor to the Minister of Finance, Sultanate of Oman
  • Olav Kjørven—Senior Director of Strategy, EAT
  • Joe Robertson—Senior Advisor Sustainable Finance, EAT; Executive Director, Citizens’ Climate International
  • Vanesa Rodríguez Osuna—Leadership Coordinator, UNEP-Finance Initiative
  • Helena Wright—Policy Director, FAIRR

You may contact the Secretariat through our About page, or by sending an email to

Our Communications Team
  • Aurélia Blin—Head, Communications and Knowledge Management, Climate Finance Unit, UNEP 
  • Fiona Cromarty—Communications and Knowledge Consultant, Climate Finance Unit, UNEP
  • Elizabeth Ebot—Communications and Policy Director, Food Systems for the Future
  • Kathryn Mortimer—Communications Manager, FAIRR
The GFFN process has funding support from 
  • The Global Environment Facility 
  • Italy, Ministry of Ecological Transition
  • Jeremy Coller Foundation
  • Luxembourg, Ministry of Environment, Climate, and Sustainable Development
  • The Rockefeller Foundation 
  • Wellcome Trust