Marta Gomez San Juan
Ms Gomez San Juan is an Agricultural and Biosystems engineer in the Office of Climate, Biodiversity and Environment, at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy. She currently acts as strategic advisor to the FAO’s project on circular bioeconomy in agri-food systems. Marta works with policy-makers to develop national and regional bioeconomy strategies and develops knowledge products on sustainable and circular bioeconomy. She also supports the coordination of the ‘International Sustainable Bioeconomy Working Group’, a knowledge-exchange platform focused on sustainable transformation of agri-food systems, including through bio-innovations, policies and practices. The Working Group and the FAO project were created after 62 Ministers of Agriculture at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture in 2015 called FAO to coordinate international work on sustainable bioeconomy.