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Kai Robertson
Director, Food & Agriculture

Cornell University: B.A., Government
Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management: MBA

Kai Robertson is Director for Food & Agriculture at CELB where she plays a lead role in CI’s partnership with major retailers, focusing on conservation and sustainability in global supply chains. Kai came to CI with over 15 years of experience on issues affecting the food and agriculture industry.

Prior to CI, Kai directed private sector initiatives at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a respected and influential organization dealing with pesticides and food safety, farm policy and other key issues related to public health and the environment.

She also spent eight years at the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the leading supermarket trade association in the U.S. While at FMI, Kai identified, published and spoke on trends affecting the food retailing industry and led FMI’s focus on the natural and organic foods industry.


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