Victoria Crawford

Director, Agriculture and Food & Member of the Extended Leadership Group

Victoria is an Agriculture and Food Director at WBCSD, having joined the organization in 2020. In this role she leads the Enablers team within the Agriculture and Food Pathway, driving work on policy, finance and engagement to build support for an ambitious food systems transformation and align policy and finance incentives with sustainability goals.

She was previously a Global Leadership Fellow at the World Economic Forum, where her roles included engaging investors on climate resilience, managing the WEF’s partnerships with multilateral organizations such as the UN and the World Bank, and leading the “IGWEL” programme, WEF’s highest level political dialogues.

Her background is in multistakeholder approaches to sustainability, including working in the UK Parliament, for the research institute International Institute for Environment and Development and for CSACEFA, a civil society group in northern Nigeria.

Victoria has an MA (Oxon) in Geography and an MSc in Dryland Science and Management, both from Oxford University.

Victoria grew up in Scotland and is currently based in London. She has previously lived in Switzerland and Nigeria.

Victoria is a keen runner, and has completed a number of sub-3 hour marathons, as well as being a previous winner of the Geneva 10k and the South of England Fell Running Championships.

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