Board & Executive Board Finance Committee Ambassadors


Charlotte Hebebrand, IFA Director General

Ms Charlotte Hebebrand serves as the Director General of the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) since January 2013.  In this capacity, she leads IFA’s efforts to promote the efficient and responsible production, distribution and use of plant nutrients in support of global food security and sustainable development. 

Prior to joining IFA, Ms Hebebrand served as Chief Executive of the Washington DC based International Food & Agricultural Trade Policy Council (IPC) from February 2006 until July 2012. She led the efforts of IPC members - a diverse mix of distinguished international agricultural trade experts from around the world - to promote a more open, equitable and sustainable global food system. 

Ms Hebebrand has also worked with the European Commission, serving as Special Advisor on international development, trade, agriculture and food safety issues in its Washington delegation, and with the Brookings Institution's Foreign Policy Division.

She holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and a M.A. in International Relations and Economics from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

Ms Hebebrand is presently serving as a member of DuPont’s Advisory Committee on Agricultural Productivity and Innovation for the 21st century, and as a member of the International Food & Agricultural Trade Policy Council.