Emerging Leaders
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Lisa Ashton, PhD

Sustainability and Environment Lead, Grain Farmers of Ontario

A recent PhD and the author of 6 peer-reviewed papers over the past 2 years alone, Lisa is now putting her thesis “An enabling governance ecosystem for scaling natural climate solutions in agriculture: Identifying key components and designing pathways forward” to the most practical use possible, leading sustainability efforts for the 28,000 grain farmers operating in Ontario, helping to share best practices around sustainability writ large, contributing to policy development with regulators, collaborating with value chain partners, and advancing a sustainability roadmap at Grain Farmers of Ontario.