Pete Pearson

Senior Director, Food Loss and Waste


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Pete Pearson is the Global Initiative Lead for the Food Circularity program at WWF – the world’s leading independent conservation organization, whose mission is to create a world where people and nature can thrive together. Pete specializes in food waste prevention and food circularity as part of WWF’s larger food system efforts.

Pete has led local and national sustainability programs within the retail grocery sector across 2,000 grocery stores in 37 states. He also has over 10 years of technology experience with companies including Hewlett-Packard, Accenture and Albertsons. He has worked with public schools and hospitals as an independent sustainability consultant, co-founded a non-profit focused on sustainable and regenerative agriculture, and has also co-produced a documentary film on regenerative and local food production. Pete currently lives in Washington DC and enjoys fly fishing, sailing, and exploring the outdoors with his family.

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Green Sports Alliance Webinar: Tackling Food Waste, Even During a Pandemic

WWF partnered with the Green Sports Alliance to discuss the nuances and intricacies of food waste across the sports, hospitality, and entertainment industries. Watch WWF's Pete Pearson and Samantha Kenny talk about best practices to minimize organic waste at large-scale events, giving specific examples of how organizations are addressing this issue during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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Senior Director


  • MBA Sustainable Business Management—Green Mountain College
  • BS Information Systems—University of Idaho

Areas of Expertise

  • Waste and Recycling
  • Sustainable/Regenerative Agriculture
  • CSR
  • Sustainability Programming


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