About Our Contributors

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Alastair Child

Alastair Child is Cocoa Sustainability Director, Certification and Community Development at Mars Global Chocolate. Child runs a team across sustainability,...

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Martin Gilmour

Martin Gilmour is the Cocoa Sustainability Director of Research and Development for Mars Chocolate. In this capacity, Gilmour manages research programs...

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Smilja Lambert

Smilja Lambert is the Cocoa Sustainability Research Manager for the Asia Pacific region. She is responsible for the Mars cocoa sustainability research...

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Mike Godfrey

Mike Godfrey is the Senior Program Director responsible for managing the World Cocoa Foundation's global activities in cocoa farming and research. Mike...

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Jeff Morgan

As the Director of Global Programs for Mars Chocolate, Jeff Morgan focuses on government and institutional contacts in the US, Europe, and West Africa....

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Juan Carlos Motamayor

Dr. Motamayor is a Tropical Agronomist originally from Venezuela. Dr. Motamayor obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Paris XI and has worked for 20...

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Andrew Pederson

As the Global Chocolate Manager for Sustainability, Pederson is responsible for all external affairs related to Mars' global chocolate segment's sustainability...

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Hussin Purung

Hussin Purung is in the Cocoa Sustainability Field Manager of Mars Chocolate, for the Asia Pacific region. In his 20 years with Mars, Purung has become...

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Moctar Sangare

As the Cocoa Sustainability Manager at Mars Chocolate, Moctar Sangare represents Mars in the Ivory Coast, and supports the integration of all Mars Sustainability...

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Yossi Toledano

Josef Toledano is an agriculture expert, with more than twenty years of experience in providing agricultural advisory to and building donor, government...

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Peter van Grinsven

Peter van Grinsven is the Cocoa Sustainability Director of the Operations and Origins department. In this role, van Grinsven’s responsibilities are...

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