Latchford is a Policy and Impact Manager at Finless Foods where she runs state, federal and international policy for the plant-based and cell-cultured tuna company. Prior to joining Finless Foods Lauren was a Fishery Management Specialist at NOAA Fisheries. Lauren focused heavily on regulatory writing and rulemaking as well as managing commercial fisheries in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico for highly migratory species such as sharks, tunas, billfish, and swordfish. Lauren has also worked in NOAA Fisheries’ Habitat Office on national essential fish habitat consultations. In addition to her MEM degree, Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Villanova University.