The Champions

Champions 12.3 consists of executives from governments, businesses, international organizations, research institutions, farmer groups, and civil society dedicated to inspiring ambition, mobilizing action, and accelerating progress toward achieving SDG Target 12.3 by 2030. All serve in a personal capacity.

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the UN Organizations for Food and Agriculture
Co-Founder and Group CEO, Olam International Limited
Executive Director, UN Environment Programme
President and CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nestlé S.A.
Chairman and CEO, Kellogg Company
Managing Director, Consumer Goods Forum
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam
Chairman of the Managing Board, Rabobank
Chair Professor, China Agricultural University
Executive Director, Global Food Cold Chain Council
President of the Executive Board, Wageningen University & Research
Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste, World Resources Institute
Chief Executive Officer, WRAP
President, International Fund for Agricultural Development
President, World Farmers’ Organisation
Minister for Food, Fisheries and Equal Opportunities and Minister for Nordic Cooperation, Denmark
CEO, Unilever
Chairman of the Board and Founder, Stop Spild Af Mad
Member, WWF US Board of Directors
Founder, TROVE and Acre Venture Partners
Mayor of London
Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, European Commission
Managing Director, IKEA Food Services AB
Fellow, Food Program, World Resources Institute
Chief Executive Officer, Sodexo
Co-CEO, CFO and Member of the Managing Board, DSM
Group Chief Executive, Tesco
Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission
Director of External Affairs, Green Climate Fund
President, The Rockefeller Foundation
Co-Chair, Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture
President and CEO, World Resources Institute
Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
Founder, Feedback
Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute
Vice President for Sustainable Development, World Bank