IMAGINE Leaders – Daniella Taveau
Bold Text Strategies, President
Daniella Taveau is an internationally recognized expert in developing global business and regulatory strategies in the areas of international trade, finance, agriculture, food security and safety, chemicals, pesticides, new technologies, cosmetics and personal care, intergovernmental organizations, and cybersecurity.
As an International Trade Negotiator with the U.S. EPA, Daniella represented the U.S. at the World Trade Organization, all U.S. Free Trade Agreements, the U.N. FAO, and APEC. She also served as a Policy Analyst with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and as an executive for a global cosmetics company for ten years.
An accomplished opera singer and pianist and fluent in six languages, she is the Board Chair of Embassy Series, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering international understanding through musical diplomacy. Daniella holds a business degree, has done extensive post-graduate work in the sciences, and holds an MBA from the Robert H. Smith Executive School of Business where she is an Executive in Residence. Daniella has been a Non-Resident Senior Fellow for the Atlantic Council, and is also a Member of the Loomis Innovation Council at the Stimson Center where she continues to develop policy at the intersection of food and agriculture, technology, and security.