Over 25 years’ experience of leading a diverse range of innovative sustainable food strategies, projects, and programmes
I bring together expert teams of trusted associates to deliver strategies, projects, policy and practice which can drive action for a healthy and sustainable food system.
I have over 25 years experience of leading a diverse range of innovative sustainable food strategies, projects and programmes for a range of organisations, including the National Trust, WWF-UK and Forum for the Future. I champion the concept of ‘sustainable nutrition‘ and manage a number of innovative, collaborative initiatives which catalyse action and innovation, working with funders, innovators, food and beverage businesses and civil society organisations.
I provide a wide variety of services including thought leadership, strategy development, project management, stakeholder led and desktop based research, food trends insights, provide facilitation & workshop services, and provide expert subject matter talks/presentations on a range of sustainability trends and topics.
My current clients include the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, WWF, The World Health Organisation, The European Commission, EIT Food, Quorn Foods and Compassion in World Farming.
Latest from the Blog
This blog explores 12 Sustainable food trends that will come to the fore in 2022. Increasing citizen awareness, investor pressure and government action around the health, environmental, social, and animal welfare impacts of or food systems, means that in 2022 the chorus to translate words into actions, to transform a food system many consider not fit for purpose, is only going to accelerate.
Trends explored in the blog include deforestation free commodities; resilience based on local diversity foods; Regenerative and agroecological farming; upcycled foods; Healthy plant rich diets; less but better meats; A just food transition; Antimicrobial Resistance; Traceability and transparency; Carbon and eco-labelling; and Packaging innovation and reductions.
Our politicians need to place food system at the front and centre of solutions and the discussions taking place at COP and yet over 90% of countries are failing to address GHG emissions associated with food systems which could deliver 20% of global reductions we need by 2030. This blog provides 5 tips for citizen action to reduce our food footprint.
The need to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels is to key to meeting our climate change goals. The CO2 shortage demonstrates we need to break this unhealthy dependency.