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dREW @ SaLT LAKE, USA

Drew Braithwaite is the COO of Chapul, a food company committed to introducing a more sustainable protein source, in the form of crickets, into the Western diet. Prior to Chapul, he worked as an operations executive for environmental and mission-driven organizations in rural Tanzania, Haiti, and Park City, Utah. Drew has extensive experience implementing solutions to complex environmental challenges, and a particular interest in harnessing the power of entrepreneurship to drive environmental innovation. Drew earned a B.S. in Environmental Science from Utah State University, and a MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Drew has worked with ACS and Shellcatch in Chile on projects and ventures designed to create new economic opportunities for small-scale fishing communities that also deliver biodiversity co-benefits.