Food System Researcher
A former food industry analyst, Fulbright grant recipient, author and mother of four, Robyn O’Brien brings exceptional insight and detailed analysis to her research into the impact that the global food system is having on our health. Robyn graduated as the top woman in her class from business school before working as an equity analyst on a global portfolio team. She is regarded as an expert on children’s health policy, hailed as “food’s Erin Brockovich” by The New York Times and has been named by SHAPE Magazine as a “Women To Shape the World”, by Forbes Woman as one of “20 Inspiring Women to Follow on Twitter,” and by The Discovery Channel as one of its 15 Top Visionaries. Robyn’s work has also been recognized by individuals such as Dr. Oz, Robert Kennedy Jr., Ted Turner and Prince Charles. She is the founder of the visionary organization www.allergykidsfoundation.org which is focused on restoring the integrity of the food supply and the health of children and co-founder of Food for Thought, a ground-breaking initiative in collaboration with the United Nations World Food Program. More information is available at www.robynobrien.com.