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Kristen Norman

Project Manager Kristen serves as a project manager for the Global Family Farms program. She brings a range of business and community service experiences to her work linking grassroots agricultural projects to consumers in the West. Her commitment to women in business adds an important dimension to Earth Open Source’s sustainable development efforts. Kristen holds [...]

By |August 11th, 2011|Earth Open Source team|Comments Off on Kristen Norman

John Fagan

Executive Director John Fagan was an early voice in the scientific debate on genetically modified (GM) crops. His current work focuses on sustainability, security, and safety in the global food system. He has pioneered the development of tools to verify these parameters, including methods to detect GM organisms in food, the first certification programme for [...]

Bhupendra Nirajan

Nepal Program Director As Nepal Program Director, Bhupendra Nirajan oversees the financial, administrative and technical activities of Earth Open Source’s agricultural programs in Nepal. Bhupendra holds a graduate degree in Natural Science and post-graduate degree in Business Administration from Tribhuvan University of Nepal. Prior to joining our staff at Earth Open Source, Bhupendra worked as [...]

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Shane Zisman

Programs Manager Shane has a committed track record advocating for stronger social and environmental practices on behalf of underrepresented communities in the USA and abroad. He holds a BA in Business Management from the Maharishi University of Management and a J.D. from Vermont Law School. He joined the Earth Open Source staff in 2012 to [...]

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Paul Skinner

Board Member Paul Skinner is a chartered marketer with extensive corporate experience in international business development and marketing. Paul speaks fluent English, Spanish, and French and currently lives in the UK. He holds an MA from Oxford University.

Aliye Aliye

Board Member Aliye Aliye founded and organized a humanitarian organization called DHDE that benefited more than 300 young people in Ethiopia. He has worked as a management consultant for non-profit business and government organizations in Ethiopia and has managed sustainable building projects in the USA. He holds a BA in Economics, an MA in IT/Telecommunications [...]