Alice leads the development of the Access to Seeds Index, which advances sustainability in the seeds industry. The Access to Seeds Index measures and compares the efforts of the world’s leading seed companies to enhance the productivity of smallholder farmers. Through collaboration and partnerships, Alice will ensure the benchmark becomes a key measurement and driver for seed companies to align their business models and operations with the UN SDGs.
She has background working in private sector and international non-profit organization focused on food security and poverty reduction in Rwanda. Her latest role was at One Acre Fund, a non-profit social enterprise financing rural East African small-holder farmer to access farms inputs including improved seeds. She focused on building relationships with stakeholders and partners to distribute key agricultural inputs, coordinating farmer impact programs and tracking sustainability performance. Alice is currently pursuing her MBA at the University of Bath, in the UK as a Chevening Scholar.