Dr. Tannis Thorlakson, Senior Environmental Manager, Driscoll's
Tannis Thorlakson PhD, is the Senior Environmental Manager at Driscoll’s where she engages with Driscoll’s network of independent berry growers on critical environmental challenges. Tannis completed her PhD in Environment and Resources from Stanford University where she focused on food retailers and manufacturers’ roles in improving the sustainability of their agricultural supply chains. She collaborated with a major food retailer in South Africa on their fresh produce program and with major chocolate manufacturers on their sustainable cocoa sourcing strategies. Prior to Stanford, Tannis worked in impact investing with a focus on sustainable farmland and has consulted for a variety of agricultural companies and NGOs. Tannis has been recognized for her work as a Greenbiz 30 Under 30 recipient and a World Economic Forum Global Future Council Fellow.