Katie Hoard

Global Director of Agricultural Innovation and Sustainability / AB InBev

Katie Hoard is the Global Director of Agricultural Innovation and Sustainability for AB InBev based in Leuven, Belgium. In her role, Katie is responsible for the global strategy to achieve the AB InBev Smart Agriculture 2025 Goal and the growth of sustainable agricultural supply chains through partnerships and the development of innovative solutions for AB InBev’s agricultural development programs, including the global SmartBarley platform.

Prior to joining AB InBev, Katie worked in politics and commodities regulation in Washington, DC. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Finance from the University of Arkansas, a Master’s degree in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York.

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