Senior Policy Manager
Elena works with policymakers to secure clear labelling rules for sustainable proteins.
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Areas of expertise: sustainable protein labelling, EU and national government marketing regulations, health and nutrition policy.
Elena works with policymakers, NGOs, industry and consumer groups to advocate clear and transparent sustainable protein labelling policies that support consumer choice across Europe. Her background includes political and NGO roles in London, Paris and Brussels, and experience in both the UK and European Parliaments.
Elena leads our work to keep sustainable protein labels clear, so consumers can make informed choices. Learn more about her work and access labelling resources.
Latest updates from Elena
Belgium urged to back down on ‘plant-based chicken’ ban
GFI Europe has joined other food sustainability NGOs to call on the Belgian government to drop plans to ban “meaty”…
Chancellor’s research fund could put UK at the forefront of global sustainable food industry
A new way of thinking about how we feed our growing population is sweeping the planet – and the UK…
Social Market Foundation report calls for UK government investment in sustainable proteins
The Good Food Institute Europe responds to a new report calling on the UK Government to invest in sustainable proteins…
National Food Strategy calls for £125 million investment in sustainable proteins
The National Food Strategy has called on the UK government to invest £125 million in sustainable protein startups and a…
EU drops plans for unprecedented restrictions on plant-based dairy
EU leaders have dropped Amendment 171 plans to impose new restrictions on plant-based dairy products, which could have banned them…
Unprecedented restrictions on plant-based dairy threaten EU sustainability plans, environmentalists warn
A coalition of 21 environmental, consumer and animal welfare groups has called on the European Commission and EU member states…
Open letter to the Council of the EU calling for rejection of new plant-based dairy labelling restrictions
GFI Europe and 20 other organisations called on EU member states to reject new restrictions on plant-based dairy labelling.
EU agricultural and food promotion policy consultation response
GFI Europe’s response to the consultation on the EU’s agricultural and food promotion policy, calling for support for plant-based meat,…