Shauna Alexander Mohr leads global sustainability initiatives for Volcafe. With operations in all major producing countries and importing markets, Volcafe sources coffee from 90% of the world’s producing regions. Since joining Volcafe in 2013, Shauna has worked collaboratively with the company’s in-country agricultural extension teams to create a consistent, global approach to delivering sustainability programs and farmer support services. Called “Volcafe Way,” the strategy is being implemented in 10 countries across Latin America, Asia and Africa.
Prior to joining Volcafe, Shauna led a boutique consulting firm that specialized in research, development and implementation of sustainability strategy, including stakeholder engagement, precompetitive and cross-sector collaborations and supply chain initiatives. Clients included manufacturers and retailers across a variety of agricultural and natural resource sectors. Her passion for coffee began while researching her master’s thesis on the economics of shade-grown coffee in Costa Rica. She holds degrees from the University of Virginia and Yale University.