World Resources Institute Announces Dr Liz Goodwin as senior director, food waste

30 June by


The World Resources Institute (WRI) has announced that Dr Liz Goodwin will join the organisation as senior fellow and director, food loss and waste.

Dr Goodwin is a chemist by background and has a PhD in chemical physics. She held a number of technical and production related roles with ICI and Zeneca before moving into the environmental field within the chemical industry.

She became CEO at WRAP in 2007, having worked for the organisation since its early days, joining in 2001 as the first Director of Materials Programme. 

Dr Goodwin is expected to advance WRI’s efforts to encourage countries and companies to measure and monitor food loss and waste, engage the public and private sectors to implement solutions, and further build partnerships for action.

“Liz brings immense expertise and experience on issues of food, sustainability, and the environment. She has had a tremendous impact raising food loss and waste as a vital economic, social, and environmental issue, and she has successfully helped companies and governments reduce food waste at scale,” said Craig Hanson, global director of WRI’s food, forests, and water programs. 

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