Gilonne is the Chief Development Officer of New Harvest, the non-profit organization that is advancing cellular agriculture technologies to decouple animals from the factory farm supply chain in order to feed a growing population safely, affordably, sustainably, and humanely.
She has a BA from Brown in International Relations and Environmental Studies, an MA from SOAS in Geopolitics, an LLM from SOAS in International Environmental Law and International Criminal Law.
She published academic papers and news articles on climate change, decolonization (Western Sahara), and war crimes and she co-directed and co-produced Stealing Klimt, a documentary about the restitution of Nazi-stolen art (which inspired the feature film, The Lady In Gold).
Before joining New Harvest, she worked on climate and human rights issues in law, finance, and business . For example, she designed one of Citigroup’s first impact bonds (the Finance Facility for Mine Action); she created and ran IMG’s sustainability division (IMGreen) and helped start their IMG and Diplomacy consulting sub-division.
She continues to advocate for the Sahrawi to exercise their right to self-determination.