Dr Gunhild A. Stordalen

Founder and Executive Chair

EAT Foundation, Norway

Dr Gunhild A. Stordalen, a physician who also holds a PhD in pathology/orthopedic surgery, and an environmentalist, is the Founder and Executive Chair of EAT, a global, non-profit platform for food system transformation, and the co-founder of the Food Forward Consortium (FFC). She sits on several boards and advises on councils including the United Nation’s Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Lead Group, the World Economic Forum (WEF) Stewardship Board on Food Systems, member of Africa Europe Women Leaders Network, the UN Climate Change Global Innovation Hub (UGIH) on Nutrition and Health working group, and the international Advisory Board of the Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC). In addition, Gunhild is an ambassador for Friends of Ocean action, a member of the High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (HLP) for the Blue Economy, and a part of the International Leadership Committee for a Net Zero NHS. She has also been listed among the most influential female leaders shaping the climate agenda in 2019, and powerful rankings on the top 100 leaders influencing Norwegian agriculture by Nationen. In 2019 she was the recipient of the UN Foundations’ Global Leadership Award. Gunhild was the Chair of the 2021 UN Food System Summit’s Action Track 2: Shifting to Healthy and Sustainable Consumption Patterns.