Svenja Marquardt joined ILRI and the team of Mazingira Centre in September 2018 as animal nutrition scientist. She is responsible for agronomic, livestock productivity and GHG measurements for different livestock systems. Previously she worked as a senior assistant in the professorship of Animal Nutrition at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, where she was responsible for the area of “Sustainable Animal Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics”. She has led research projects in Kenia, Bolivia, Brazil, Syria, Nepal, and Switzerland. She holds a doctor’s degree in animal nutrition from ETH Zurich and postgraduate certificates in “Development and Cooperation” and “International Policy & Advocacy”.