Team Biography

Susan Chomba

Director of Vital Landscapes, Food, Forests and People, World Resources Institute

Dr Susan Chomba is the Director of Vital Landscapes at the World Resources Institute (WRI). She leads WRI Africa’s work on forest protection and landscape restoration, food systems transformation, water, and governance. She is a scientist with extensive research and development experience in more than 20 countries on the continent. Susan is a member of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food), and a global ambassador for the Race to zero and Resilience under the UN High Level Champions for Climate Action. She serves on advisory boards of several organizations and has received several global recognitions for her work including being named as one of Global Landscapes Forum’s ‘16 Women Restoring the Earth’ in 2021 and one of the top 25 women shaping climate action globally by Greenbiz.