LILA TAHERALY

Associate, Corporate Development & Operations

Currently based in Europe, Lila earned her Master’s degree in Agribusiness Engineering form AgroParisTech, one of France’s “Grande Ecoles” and a leading university for life sciences, agronomy, food science and the environment. At AgroParisTech, she specialized in the economics of sustainable development, environmental science, and energy. After working with Dannon to improve sustainability through a variety of projects, Lila worked in the US food industry to develop markets for French-manufactured food products. Attracted by operations and entrepreneurship, Lila joined an online store to help launch and manage their first retail outlet. Lila currently works with TerViva's product development team, focusing on developing downstream markets for pongamia and sustainability.