Jill Lauson oversees GFI’s Research Grant Program, maximizing the impact of GFI-funded research through effective coordination, stakeholder engagement, and systems integration. Areas of expertise: research grant management, researcher support, data management, process improvement
Valerie contributes to many exciting policy initiatives by providing research assistance, coordinating weekly and monthly reporting, assisting advocacy and outreach, and keeping the DC office running smoothly. Areas of expertise: administrative and logistical support, proofreading/copyediting
Ava Kuser serves as the People Operations Coordinator for GFI's Collaborative Assistance Team, specifically supporting the areas of Payroll and Human Resources. Areas of expertise: Human Resources, Employee Engagement, Onboarding, Payroll, Administrative Support
Margaret supports the Policy team by researching policy opportunities and using persuasive writing to engage decision-makers, partner organizations, and the public to advance alternative proteins. Areas of expertise: Research and analysis, content creation, environmental policy.