Ruth Richardson
Ruth Richardson
Executive Director
Global Alliance for the Future of Food

Ruth brings over 25 years of experience in the philanthropic sector and has extensive experience starting new and complex things. These include being the first director of the Unilever Canada Foundation, founding chair of the Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network, founder and chair of the Small Change Fund, and the first environment director at the Metcalf Foundation.

Ruth served as the lead consultant to establish The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada and also serves on the Advisory Committee for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.

Ruth will present "The global food system transformation" on Day 1.