FBO Director Gay Lea Foods

Lauren Beerman

Lauren Beerman is the Senior Manager of Corporate Sustainability at Gay Lea Foods, a leading Canadian co-operative renowned for our community-focused values and high quality, innovative, and award-winning dairy and food products. With members on more than 1,300 dairy farms across Ontario and Manitoba, Gay Lea’s farmers, shareholders and employees have proudly collaborated for more than 60 years to enrich communities co-operatively.

Lauren is responsible for Gay Lea’s environment strategy which focuses on minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, optimizing waste management, and adopting circular packaging to align with global efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and build toward a more sustainable future. Prior to joining Gay Lea Foods, Lauren worked in the non-profit and sustainability sectors.

Lauren joined FBO as a Board Member in 2024.

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