Master Okezue Bell, a Nigerian-American, has been appointed into the Sustainability and Health Advisory Council of Perfect Day, an American animal-free dairy company.
Okezie Bell, 14, described as creator, ideator and artificial intelligence developer, will serve in the council alongside seven other Americans including Leonardo DiCaprio, producer of the legendary film, Titanic and Ann M. Veneman, a former United States Secretary of Agriculture and currently UNICEF executive director.
According to a statement released by the company, the council members will guide Perfect Day on matters of health and wellness and the environment, all to help the company maximise the good it can do through its impact-driven business model.
The full Council includes the following leaders in their fields:
•Okezue Bell — Creator, ideator, changemaker, biotech and AI developer;
•Leonardo DiCaprio — Academy Award winning actor and environmental activist;
•Katharine Kreis — Country Director, Peace Corps Eswatini; formerly Director of Strategic Initiatives and Lead for Nutrition Innovation at PATH;
•Dariush Mozaffarian — Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University;
•Danielle Nierenberg — President of Food Tank;
•Mary Shelman — Former head of the Harvard Business School Agribusiness programme and renowned agtech expert;
•David Stukus, MD — Pediatric allergist/immunologist, researcher, and patient advocate
•Ann M. Veneman — Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and UNICEF executive director.