Jacqui Macalister

Jacqui Macalister

Jacqui is a sustainability advisor with executive-level experience leading and supporting global businesses in making sustainability transformations. She has led the sustainability function for multinational businesses in the food and agricultural sector – whilst on the executive team of IKEA’s global food business and at McDonald’s Europe. In August 2019 Jacqui founded Macalister & Co to share her insight and experience with business, government and NGOs in NZ. She is General Manager of Sustainability at Compass Agribusiness, and affiliated with FAI Farms and Chronos Sustainability in the UK. Jacqui has end-to-end experience in food value chains across agriculture, aquaculture, wild fisheries, deforestation, climate change, food waste, labour practices, social entrepreneurs, and nutrition. Jacqui holds undergraduate degrees in Law and Commerce from Otago University and is finishing an MSt in Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University with a focus on food system partnerships.