Sarah Lake

Sarah Lake is Managing Director of Supply Chains at Climate Advisers, where she specializes in solutions to commodity-driven deforestation. She brings expertise in data-driven tools to drive private sector action on sustainable land use.

Prior to joining Climate Advisers, Sarah co-led Trase (Transparency for Sustainable Economies) and served as the Head of the Supply Chain Program at Global Canopy. Earlier in her career she worked on Global Forest Watch as part of the World Resources Institute, supporting private sector engagement. At Global Canopy her team worked to drive the adoption and implementation of zero deforestation commitments by companies and financiers, as well as to advance the transparency of commodity supply chains.

Sarah brings over a decade of experience on sustainable supply chains, with extensive in-country work in Indonesia and Brazil. Her doctoral research focused on how sustainability criteria altered supply chain relationships with applied studies in the U.S. cattle sector. Sarah
earned her PhD in Economic and Environmental Sociology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and received her Bachelor of Arts from Reed College. She resides in Colorado.