Global Affiliate

Mirte Gosker
Team Expert

Mirte Gosker

Mirte Gosker leads GFI Asia Pacific as Acting MD, accelerating the markets for plant-based and cultivated meat through research and innovation. Areas of expertise: entrepreneurship, business strategy and development, project management, people management, philanthropy.

Richard Parr, MBE
Team Expert

Richard Parr, MBE

Richard Parr, MBE, leads GFI Europe, advancing smart protein development in dozens of the world’s most advanced economies. Areas of expertise: the European Union (EU), the UK, food policy, policy analysis, nonprofits.

Gus Guadagnini
Team Expert

Gus Guadagnini

Gus Guadagnini leads GFI Brazil, building partnerships with many of the world’s leading meat and agricultural companies. Areas of expertise: Brazil, plant-based proteins, entrepreneurship, startups, strategic planning, project management, marketing.

Nir Goldstein
Team Expert

Nir Goldstein

Nir Goldstein leads GFI Israel, pushing plant-based and cultivated meat innovation in what is often called “Startup Nation.” Areas of expertise: food tech entrepreneurship, business strategy and development, policy, intellectual property.

Varun Deshpande
Team Expert

Varun Deshpande

Varun Deshpande leads GFI India’s growing team in the world’s second-most populous country. Areas of expertise: India, Southeast Asia, startups, business strategy and strategic planning, grant writing, public speaking, and data analysis.