Acacia Smith
Acacia Smith
Policy Manager
Good Food Institute

Acacia works with scientists, policymakers, and other organisations to secure government funding for plant-based and cultivated meat innovation and make researchers aware of funding opportunities.

She is based in Brussels, Belgium, and her background is in European environmental policy, international development in the European Commission, and with New Zealand’s Mission to the EU.

The Good Food Institute Europe is an international NGO helping to build a more sustainable, secure, and just food system by transforming meat production.


Acacia will be part of the panel discussion on "Plant-based potential: Dietary diversification for healthy people and planet" on Day 3.