Beatriz Jacoste

Beatriz is driven by a passion for creating a delicious and resilient food future for all. She works with companies, organizations, and investors to push forward breakthrough solutions. She has travelled around the globe meeting “food heroes”: farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and policymakers, transforming the way we eat. She has built food education programs to raise awareness in young generations.  After graduating from International Relations, she specialized in Food Technology and Innovation.  She is a known industry leader with frequent publications and speaking engagements in the areas of food systems transformation, innovation, biodiversity and resilience, packaging, investment, alternative protein, future of retail, digitalization, resilient production, and consumer trends. As Director of KM ZERO Food Innovation Hub, she oversees the strategy of the organization and its initiatives: KM ZERO Squad; Ftalks Food Summit; and KM ZERO Venturing.