Stephanie von stein

Stephanie von Stein


Stephanie leads GFI’s global strategic engagement with UN agencies and development finance institutions.

Areas of expertise: Asia, strategy for global organizations, international environmental policy, water.

Working with team members from across GFI’s five international affiliate organizations, Stephanie leads GFI’s strategic engagement with multilateral institutions, helping secure support for alternative proteins as a key solution to the climate crisis, antimicrobial resistance, and food insecurity. Prior to GFI, Stephanie spent two decades building strategic partnerships and managing international teams and programs across the private and non-profit sectors. An Asia specialist, she founded and ran the Asian Waterkeeper network for the clean water advocacy organization, Waterkeeper Alliance. Stephanie earned a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and an A.B. in History from Brown University.