Julia Lernoud worked as a Data and Information Manager of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) until 2019. Here, she worked on the collection of organic market data worldwide and the production of the annual report “The World of Organic Agriculture”. She also collected key market data on Voluntary Sustainability Standards worldwide for FiBL, and produced the “The State of Sustainable Markets” report in partnership with the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the State of Sustainability Initiatives (SSI). She grew up in her family’s organic farm and worked for six years at the family company, El Rincón Orgánico, an organic retailer, exporter and restaurant. Over the years, Julia did several internships in different organic organizations in Latin America and Europe. She was elected to the World Board of IFOAM – Organics International in 2017.