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Elizabeth Derbes, J.D., MPH


Elizabeth Derbes oversees our U.S. regulatory strategy and coordinates with our affiliates regarding alternative protein regulation outside the United States.

Areas of expertise: regulation, legislation, public health, science and public policy, environmental health, food policy.

Elizabeth works on global and domestic regulatory issues affecting cultivated meat and plant-based food entrepreneurs. She was previously a partner in a financial regulatory practice at the law firm of WilmerHale LLP. She holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and an M.P.H. with a Certificate in Food Systems from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is a member of the bar in New York, Washington, D.C., and California.