Suzy Friedman

Senior Director, Food Policy

Suzy Friedman
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Suzy Friedman is the Senior Director for Food Policy at WWF, where she leads the organization’s policy efforts to enable agriculture to be net zero by 2040 and support the economic viability of producers and communities. Specifically, she focuses on policies to advance grasslands conservation and end commodity-driven habitat conversion; scale sustainable protein and feed systems and regenerative agriculture; and eliminate food loss and waste. 

Before joining WWF, Suzy served as Vice President for Policy at the National Alliance for Forest Owners. Between 2001 and 2020, she played a lead role in the Environmental Defense Fund’s work to build resilience and sustainability of the U.S. agricultural system. To this end, she collaborated with farmers, grower organizations, agribusinesses, food companies and retailers, focusing on outcomes for climate stability, clean water, and farm productivity. Suzy serves on the Board of Directors of Leading Harvest, which provides sustainable agriculture assurance programs.

She holds a bachelor's degree in history and environmental studies from Princeton University and a master's in environmental science and policy from Johns Hopkins University.

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