Lorin Fries


Lorin is a dynamic systems leader and a strategic consultant with Wasafiri. An architect of the “Systemcraft” approach, she is skilled at facilitation, training, coaching and partnership-building to enable change on complex global challenges. 

Lorin served as the Head of Food Systems Collaboration at the World Economic Forum, with prior roles at Harvard University, USAID and Save the Children in Uganda, and advisory engagements such as with Nestle. Through such positions she honed strategic advising skills, engaged partners from farmers to CEOs, published thought leadership, built new initiatives, and gained deep expertise with an emphasis on food and ecological systems. She speaks French and Spanish and has working experience in Africa, Asia and Latin America. She received a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.