2024 ReFED Food Waste Solutions Summit

June 11-13, 2024 | Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Convention Center

Elizabeth Guinessey

Senior Program Officer, Innovations



As a Senior Program Officer on the Program Development and Innovations team at Verra, Liz is responsible for coordinating and providing technical input to develop greenhouse gas accounting methodologies and other tools to incentivize interventions that reduce the impact of our food systems on the planet. Verra is a global leader helping to tackle the world’s most intractable environmental and social challenges (like reducing food waste) by developing and managing standards that support the private sector, countries, and civil society to achieve ambitious sustainable development and climate action goals.

Prior to joining Verra, Liz worked for the National Audubon Society, where she managed conservation programs in Latin America and the Caribbean and helped them meet ambitious climate and sustainable development goals. Before her time at Audubon, Liz spent a year as a Fulbright scholar in Costa Rica working on a community-based mangrove reforestation project. Liz holds a BS in Environmental Science from the University of Florida and an MS in Ecology from the University of Georgia.

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