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
Jeremy Coller
Chair of FAIRR and Chief Investment Officer Coller Capital

Ertharin Cousin
Founder and CEO
Inger Andersen
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UNEP
Peter Bakker
President and CEO
The Secretariat Team

The Secretariat team members are listed below, alphabetically:

  • Aurélia Blin—Head, Communications and Knowledge Management, Climate Finance Unit, UNEP 
  • Victoria Crawford—Manager, Investment Partnerships, WBCSD
  • Gretel Gambarelli—Project Manager, Finance for Sustainable Food Systems, Climate Finance Unit, UNEP
  • 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
  • Maria Lettini—Executive Director, FAIRR
  • Joe Robertson—Senior Advisor Sustainable Finance, EAT; Executive Director, Citizens’ Climate International
  • Vanesa Rodríguez Osuna—Leadership Coordinator, UNEP-FI
  • Helena Wright—Policy Director, FAIRR

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

The Convening Core Partners listed above work in close collaboration with a number of strategic supporting partners, including the World Bank, Rabobank, S2G Ventures, UNEP FI, PRI, the GEF, Just Rural Transition, and others.

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