Eliza manages Ceres’ Agricultural Water Stewardship program mobilizing leading food sector companies and investors to address sustainability risks facing our water and food systems. In this role, she works with food sector companies to evaluate their water risk, improve water management practices and reduce the impact of agriculture on water resources. Eliza is the co-author of Feeding Ourselves Thirsty: How the Food Sector is Managing Global Water Risk.

Prior to Ceres, Eliza worked for Coca-Cola in India, where oversaw the implementation of water and sanitation projects. She previously worked in business development at the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) where she worked with companies to manage deforestation related risks.

Eliza holds an MBA with an emphasis on sustainability and supply chain management from the George Washington University School of Business and a B.A. from Bates College in Global Environmental Policy and Russian.

She loves to cook, kayak and explore the outdoors with her husband and two kids.