Elin is a veteran agricultural and management executive with more than 30 years of senior leadership in corporate, government and nonprofit sectors. Her leadership in the Crop Protection sector included serving as President and CEO of Arysta LifeSciences, Vice President of Asia Pacific and Pest Management for Dow AgroSciences and Chair of the Board of Marrone Bio Innovations. Elin also has served in public affairs leadership roles for EPA, and as Global Vice President of Public Affairs for Dow Chemical. Elin is founder and owner of UmpquaNut Farm and Umpqua Vineyards, growers of high-quality hazelnuts and wine grapes. She currently chairs Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture, an international non-profit based in Washington, D.C. and Brussels, and serves on various other not for profit boards.