Isabel Jaisli is a researcher and lecturer in the field of sustainable food systems and is heading the research group “Sustainable Sourcing” within the Institute of Natural Resource Sciences (IUNR) at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). Isabel’s key research interests lie in sustainable sourcing of agricultural commodities and sustainability in food value chains.
Isabel holds degrees in Tropical and International Agriculture (MSc.), Environmental-Biology (Diploma) and Economics (MAS MTEC ETH). She has worked on different aspects of sustainable development, including rural development, renewable energies and environmental planning, in academia as well for the private sector including a wide range of international projects in Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast-Asia.