Lesley Mitchell is a leading advocate for sustainability, who is currently working as the Associate Director of Sustainable Nutrition for Forum for the Future. Appointed to the role in 2018, Lesley has worked with major stakeholders to accelerate change towards a more sustainable future and food system. With over two decades of experience in strategic programme leadership experience, Lesley is a perfect choice as a speaker on sustainability, informing audiences on how to make informed decisions regarding their impact on the environment.
With her first major role being the Director of Research & Food Policy for Compassion in World Farming, Lesley has long had an impact on sustainability and animal welfare. Since then, Lesley has also worked as the International Head of Policy for World Animal Protection and the Director of Good Food Futures Ltd. In these roles, Lesley focussed her attention on sustainable livestock and international animal welfare. She then joined Forum for the Future, joining forces with many other businesses, civil societies and governmental bodies to accelerate a sustainable future.
Throughout her career, Lesley has had the opportunity to work with some of the globes most prestigious environmental organisations. She has previously worked with the likes of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, WWF, the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock. She is also proudly the co-creator of the Good Egg Awards, awards that champion companies who are committed to farm animal welfare. On a mission to see a sustainable future, Lesley is creating a global community of change-makers and pioneers.
With a successful career in sustainability to her name, Lesley is now booked as a sustainability speaker for a range of corporate and public events. Having developed policy networks on sustainable agriculture and UN policy recommendations surrounding animal welfare and food security, Lesley delivers insightful, informed and engaging keynote speeches when booked for events. When looking for an expert in what we need to do to move towards a more sustainable future and save our planet, book Lesley Mitchell today.