Food Choices for a Healthy Planet Accelerator


Sujatha Bergen

Director, Health Campaigns, Health and Food Division


Food Choices for a Healthy Planet Accelerator

By advocating for the reduction of red meat purchases among large retailers and analyzing American dietary trends, Sujatha Bergen aims to reduce the global warming impacts of livestock production and promote more sustainable agriculture to protect our air, water, and soils. Prior to working at NRDC, she was the national program director for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group’s campaign to stop the overuse of antibiotics. She joined NRDC with more than 17 years of experience designing and implementing campaigns around critical environmental and public interest movements.

Bergen holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and history from Yale University and a Master’s in Public Health from George Washington University. She is based in NRDC’s Washington, D.C., office.