Christina works with GFI's university innovation team to build the alternative protein workforce needed to reimagine our protein supply. Areas of expertise: university programs, curriculum development, academic support, chemical engineering
Laura serves as an Entrepreneurship Specialist, helping to position GFI as a valuable resource for emerging companies in the alternative proteins sector as they launch and scale. Areas of Expertise: entrepreneurship, strategic planning, team building, market validation, mentorship
Ryan Dowdy spearheads technical analyses for GFI's Science & Technology department and oversees SciTech's Science & Technology Analysis Team (STAT). Areas of Expertise: food science, fermentation, technical analyses, forecasting and modeling, public speaking, data science
Zak Weston works with manufacturers, suppliers, and upstream companies to scale innovation and infrastructure investment throughout the alternative protein supply chain. Areas of expertise: supply chains, infrastructure, ingredients, foodservice, and contract manufacturing.