Barbara Hamilton, Director of Strategic Initiatives, San Diego Food System Alliance

Barbara Hamilton serves as Director of Strategic Initiatives for the San Diego Food System Alliance, with a current focus on collaboration and engagement in both reducing food waste and increasing food donation to people in need across San Diego County.

A LEED Green Associate with a Master of Applied Science in Environmental Policy and Management, Barbara has built diverse experience over the past 12 years in sustainability program management and development via her sustainability consulting business: Eco-Stream.

Barbara has served as Chair for the Novation Environmental Advisory Group, a nation-wide advisory working to green the supply chain.  She chaired the San Diego Nutrition in Healthcare Leadership Team, working to support healthy, sustainable food in the healthcare sector, as well as participating in regional, state, and national collaborative efforts with Health Care Without Harm supporting more sustainable meat production and consumption.