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Kevin Ogorzalek

Sustainable Sourcing Manager at Barry Callebaut
Master of Environmental Science 2006
Kevin Ogorzalek

Kevin Ogorzalek is Sustainability Sourcing Manager for the Americas at Barry-Callebaut where he is responsible for leading sustainable sourcing of non-cocoa ingredients. Prior to joining Barry-Callebaut, Kevin was Director of Impact Partnerships at Bonsucro. Before Bonsucro, Kevin was the Vice President of Sustainability Metrics for the Innovation Center for US Dairy.

Kevin started his career at WWF leading the global sugarcane program to improve environmental and social outcomes from sugarcane production – including several pioneering field projects with producers and supply chain partners. While at WWF Kevin also led the development of the North American bison conservation management guidelines. He spent over two years as Chairman of Bonsucro, leading the organization as one of the fastest growing sustainability certification organizations. He also led the founding of the Bioplastics Feedstock Alliance. 

Kevin is also a past Chair of the Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods, an organization dedicated to promoting the intersection of the arts, nature, and community well-being. Kevin received his undergraduate degree at Duke University and Master of Environmental Science from Yale University. He lives in Chicago with his wife, their toddling son, and a high maintenance, yet lovable Portuguese water dog.