About Matt Prescott

Matt Prescott leverages nearly 15 years of experience in international agribusiness reform to serve as the food policy director for the Humane Society of the United States, one of the most predominant animal protection agencies in the world. In this role, Matt Prescott leads the organization’s work to improve animal treatment in food supply systems, promote more sustainable diets, and reduce factory farm agriculture.

He has worked to pass state laws that eliminate harmful factory farm practices, and his work as yielded improvements in supply chain practices for numerous food brands, such as Nestle, Safeway, Target, and Burger King. Prescott has also helped improve processes at major meat corporations like Tyson Foods.

Over the course of his career, Prescott and his campaigns have been featured widely in global media outlets: his writing has appeared in publications including the Washington Post and the New York Times; his work has appeared in countless other media outlets; and he has been a guest on national programs ranging from the O’Reilly Factor to NPR's Quiz Show, "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me."

Work experience

Work experience

Food Policy Director

The Humane Society of the United States