Inspiring the future of food and nutrition, 15 October 2020, Virtual Event

CEO, Global Salmon Initiative

Sophie Ryan

Sophie is CEO of the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) - a leadership group representing 50% of the global farmed salmon industry committed to continuous improvements in their sustainability performance. Her work focuses on motivating environmental improvements, developing effective communication strategies to improve industry transparency, and building multi-stakeholder relationships to help achieve the group’s sustainability goals. Having worked with the group since it’s conception in 2013, Sophie has supported the growth of the group to where it is today and helped construct and launch the first industry-wide Sustainability Report in the food sector. Sophie also consults to the Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP).


Sophie holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Manchester, UK.