Full Name
Tamara Muruetagoiena
Job Title
VP of sustainability
International Fresh Produce Association
Speaker Bio
Tamara Muruetagoiena, Vice President of Sustainability, joined the International Fresh Produce Association bringing over two decades of experience in sustainability for agriculture and forestry. Most recently, she served as the Executive Director of Great Mountain Forest, where she worked to promote conservation and sustainable forestry, and was also responsible for the organization’s carbon investment program. Prior to this role, she served as senior global manager in sustainability and R&D at Driscoll’s where she focused a variety of organizational strategies that included sustainable packaging and plastic use, communications to promote the company’s sustainability efforts, and provided strategic guidance for the research and development department and relevant work teams.
Muruetagoiena also has extensive experience working in both in policy, having worked for the European Union as a policy advisor and academia as an environmental science researcher at Yale University. She holds a Master of Forest Science from Yale, a joint MBA from University of California at Berkely and ESEUNE Business School and a Bachelors in Political Science from Washington State University. She is fluent in English, French and Spanish and working command of other languages including Basque and Portuguese.
Tamara Muruetagoiena