Food Matters Live 2020, 13-14 October, virtual event

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Global Sustainability Lead for Knorr, Unilever

Dorothy Shaver

Dorothy is a Registered Dietitian working in food sustainability with unique experience in and passion for driving behaviour change for positive health and environmental outcomes. Over the past fifteen years she has worked across media, retail, health care, and the fitness industry championing food choices to enable personal and planetary health.

Her most recent piece of work is the Knorr Future 50 Foods report, which is a collaborative thought leadership report in which food system issues are outlined and nutrient dense foods that promote agrobiodiversity and reduce the negative environmental impact of food are identified. Dorothy’s recent work has been featured in over six thousand national, international and social media pieces with features in far reaching credible channels across 95 countries. She has been a long-term spokesperson for sustainable nutrition and has spoken at well-known conferences and events including the International Festival of Creativity in Cannes, France and at the  EAT Forum in Stockholm, Sweden. In addition to this, Dorothy has written various pieces as a guest blogger, news contributor, and guest food writer.

Her expertise has brought her all over the world, joining forces with renowned experts and partners to achieve measurable change. Dorothy received her undergraduate degree from Framingham State University and her master’s degree in Public Health Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dorothy has held various roles in Unilever across Research and Development and Marketing for the past 10 years, focusing on nutrition, food sustainability and food system change through behaviour change.

She has a personal passion and love for overall well-being with vast experience in development and scale up of employee, customer and consumer wellness programmes and is a trained yoga and pilates teacher.