Bambi Semroc is the Vice President of Sustainable Markets and Strategy for Conservation International's Center for Environmental Leadership in Business. In this role, she leads the Sustainable Coffee Challenge, an industry-wide effort led by Conservation International to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world.
Ms. Semroc has been at Conservation International for over 18 years, always focusing on the food and agriculture sector. During this time, she has worked to engage leading agribusiness companies, retailers, and consumer goods companies on sustainable agriculture programs designed to conserve natural capital, mitigate climate change, and increase the resiliency of farmers. She has worked in collaboration with companies such as Starbucks Coffee Company, Walmart, McDonald's, Nestle, and The Coca-Cola Company. She has been featured for her expertise in sustainable agriculture in media outlets including Men’s Journal, Food Tank, Chicago Tribune, Mongabay, and Daily Coffee News.
Prior to Conservation International, Ms. Semroc worked as a Peace Corps Volunteer in northern Togo. She holds a master's degree in international development from American University and a bachelor's degree in English and French from Indiana University.