Transforming The Food Economy
3-5 November, 2017 | Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India


Ms. Lystra N. Antoine

Ms. Lystra N. Antoine

Designation : CEO

Company : Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP)

Industry : International Development

Headquarters : Washington, D.C.

Speaking in : Plenary Session 2 One Nation, One Food Law : Enabling Regulatory Environment for Investment in the Food Sector

Global Presence : The GFSP is involved in supporting clients East Asia, South Asia, Africa, and our partners are global, from both the public and private sectors.

India Presence : In India, the GFSP has worked closely with FSSAI and EIC on a variety of engagements. In addition, we have collaborated with several stakeholders in India, including the World Bank in support of programs in India.

Company Profile :

  • GFSP is an innovative, public-private initiative dedicated to supporting and promoting global cooperation for food safety capacity building. It is uniquely able to assess food safety systems and propose systems-based interventions to address specific food sector needs and to prioritize hazards and threats.
  • Participants and collaborators include leading food and beverage multinationals, intergovernmental organizations, government agencies, global industry organizations, universities and other knowledge experts, and others. The work of GFSP is focused on low- and middle-income countries that benefit from the expertise and resources we leverage from among our participants and other stakeholders to deliver value. Personal Profile

Personal Profile :

  • Lystra N. Antoine is the Chief Executive Office of the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP). She is a transformational leader with extensive experience in the public and private sectors, designing and managing results-driven strategies to improve the human condition through safe, reliable and sustainable food systems.
  • Previously Lystra was the Global Director for DuPont Pioneer's sustainable agriculture development efforts. Lystra spent sixteen years at the World Bank prior to joining DuPont. Lystra worked in multiple departments across the World Bank, gaining experience in several countries spanning four continents. 
  • She has sat on several boards, including the World Economic Forum's New Vision for Agriculture Project Board.  Lystra holds an MBA from SUNY Buffalo and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center.

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