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.
She is based in Brussels, Belgium, and 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
The Good Food Institute Europe responds to a new report calling on the UK Government to invest in sustainable proteins to meet its climate targets.
The National Food Strategy has called on the UK government to invest £125 million in sustainable protein startups and a new commercial “cluster” for the sector.
GFI Europe’s response to the consultation on the EU’s agricultural and food promotion policy, calling for support for plant-based meat, eggs and dairy.
EU leaders have dropped Amendment 171 plans to impose new restrictions on plant-based dairy products, which could have banned them from displaying allergen information, being sold in cartons and using…
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.
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 to reject Amendment 171 – an “unprecedented” ban on plant-based…
Members of the European Parliament today rejected plans to ban companies from using terms like ‘burger’ and ‘steak’ for plant-based products – but “tied the hands” of plant-based dairy producers…
GFI Europe and 12 other organisations wrote to MEPs calling on them to reject a proposed ban on companies using terms like burger for plant-based products.