The World Food Prize Foundation

2017 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

Charlotte Hebebrand

Director General, International Fertilizer Industry Association

Ms Charlotte Hebebrand serves as the Director General of the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) since January 2013. She leads IFA’s efforts to promote the efficient and responsible production, distribution and use of plant nutrients to support global food security and sustainable development. 

Prior, Ms Hebebrand served as Chief Executive of the Washington DC based International Food & Agricultural Trade Policy Council (IPC). She led the efforts of IPC members to promote a more open, equitable and sustainable global food system. 

She has worked with the European Commission, serving as Special Advisor on international development, trade, agriculture and food safety issues, and with the Brookings Institution's Foreign Policy Division.

She holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and a M.A. in International Relations and Economics from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

She currently serves as a member of DuPont’s Advisory Committee on Agricultural Productivity and Innovation for the 21st century.

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