Vicki Hird has over 20 years’ experience working on environment, food and farming issues. She is an expert consultant for NGOs and institutions (including work for RSPB, WSPA, The Sustainable Development Commission, The Plunkett Foundation, ActionAid, and HEAL ) and is the Senior Campaigner heading up the Land use, Food and Water Programme for Friends of the Earth. She has launched many major food and environment campaigns – in the UK, EU and internationally, has published numerous reports and articles and is a published author (Perfectly Safe to Eat? Women’s Press 2000). Previously she was Policy Director of Sustain and Coordinator of the SAFE Alliance. She has an academic background in pest management and is a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society and the RSA. Vicki is Chair of Eating Better, a trustee of Pesticides Action Network and the Keo Foundation, is on the Sustainable Food Cities Advisory Board, is a London Leaders Mentor and has sat on numerous government advisory groups over the years.
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Independent Food and Environment Consultant. see profile on uk.linkedin.com/in/vickihird