Iris Krebber is theHead Agriculture Team + Senior Land Policy Lead of the UK Department for International Development. Following the launch at the 2013 G8 Summit of seven country partnerships to implement the Voluntary Guidelines on Land, Iris is now supporting these partnerships at the international level, including through her role as the UK chair of the global land donor group. Iris is involved in upscaling DFID’s work to improve land governance for sustainable economic development that supports food security and poverty eradication. Prior to joining DFID in 2010, Iris was the Regional Director in East Africa for Welthungerhilfe (German Agro Action), the largest German NGO working on hunger and poverty. Iris has 13 years of development experience in senior policy and programme positions around the world. She also spent 7 years working in the private sector, mainly for MNCs. She holds graduate degrees from the US, EU and Germany.
Interests: Land governance, investment in agriculture and good practices