Alon is a food system expert and an environmental scientist with research interests in food, ecology, and sustainability. His research efforts are devoted to understanding the links between nutrition and environment and advancing quantitative research to inform policy towards sustainable food systems. He completed his PhD at the Weizmann Institute of Science and pursued a postdoc fellowship at the T. H. Chan school of public health at Harvard. He is currently a PI at the Department of Environmental Studies at the Porter school of the Environment and Earth Sciences. Apart from his academic roles, he is the chair of the Israeli Forum for Sustainable Nutrition.
Osnat has a B.Sc in Biology and Economics from the Hebrew University and a MBA from Tel Aviv University. She studies the relationship between agrobiodiversity, nutrition and environment in the USA food system. Prior to her studies she managed a VC company portfolio and specialized in financial risk.