- Research Manager for Climate and Food Systems
- Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab
Greg Sixt directs the Alliance for Food and Climate Systems Transformation, an MIT J-WAFS-led global network of 16 leading research institutions and collaborating stakeholder organizations working to shorten the link between research and action. Greg is also the Research Manager for Food and Climate Systems on various J-WAFS projects.
Before joining J-WAFS, Greg worked at the US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) in the Institute of Bioenergy, Climate, and Environment and the Center for International Programs. He has consulted for Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), World Resources Institute (WRI), International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Wageningen University and Research, Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). He has extensive experience on issues that include agricultural innovation systems, climate change adaptation in agriculture and water management, water-energy and food-water-energy nexus governance, and foreign aid investment.
Greg received a PhD in Agriculture, Food, and Environment and Water Diplomacy from The Freidman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. He has an M.A. in Environmental Science and Policy from Clark University and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Vermont.