FACT Alliance Executive Committee

Headshot of Greg Sixt

Greg Sixt

  • Director, Food and Climate Systems Transformation (FACT) Alliance
  • Research Manager for Climate and Food Systems
  • Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab

Greg Sixt directs the Food and Climate Systems Transformation (FACT) Alliance, an MIT J-WAFS-led global network of leading research institutions and 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.
Prior to joining J-WAFS, Greg worked at the U.S. 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 extensive consulting experience in the areas of agricultural innovation systems, climate change adaptation in agriculture and water management, water-energy and food-water-energy nexus governance, and foreign aid investment. Greg is a subject matter expert on agricultural knowledge and innovation systems, water governance, food systems transformation, and the climate-food systems nexus.
Greg holds a PhD in Agriculture, Food, and Environment and Water Diplomacy from The Freidman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, a master’s degree in Environmental Science and Policy from Clark University, and bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Vermont.

J-WAFS-funded projects