My Resume


Plantlife (Salisbury) May 2020 – to date

Non-profit focusing on protecting at-risk plant species across the UK

Policy Lead

  • Lead on national agriculture policy, specifically on the Agriculture Bill and Environmental Land Management schemes
  • Writer and research for governmental consultation responses and committee inquiries
  • Key work on species-rich meadows and the environmental benefits

Sustainable Food Trust (Bristol) July 2018 – April 2020

International non-profit to catalyze change in global food and farming systems 

Head of Policy

  • Lead writer on government consultation responses and select committee inquiries 
  • Ongoing research into nitrogen pollution and taxation
  • Advisor on political and governmental affairs in the UK and the US 

Soil Association (Bristol)

Leading organic certification body in the UK

Policy Officer Jan 2017 – July 2018

  • Lead project manager for the Digging into Horticulture 
  • Lead writer for Policy Briefing series, including on gene-editing, transatlantic trade, tillage 

Center For Food Safety (Washington DC)

Legal, policy, and scientific think tank focused on promoting sustainable agriculture

Legislative and Government Affairs Coordinator 2016

  • Primary point of contact for Capitol Hill staffers and other elected officials internationally
  • Establish strategy for political campaigns conducted by the organization and coalitions

Logistics manager during UN Climate Change Convention in Paris 2015

  • Primary logistics coordinator for 10person team launching Healthy Soils video project
  • Liased with multiple expert speakers and manage multiple events across the city 
  • Core member of the Communication and Publication team for Soil and Climate literature

Foundation Earth (Washington DC) 2014 

Non-profit organization focused on true cost economy and sustainable practices

Director of European Affairs and Strategy

  • Research Lead on 2015 Biosphere Smart Agriculture report on World Bank Funding

Education

London School of Economics, Masters in Politics and Communications (London) 2014 

Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Masters in Communications (Paris) 2013 

Georgetown University, Bachelor of Foreign Service (Washington DC) 2011


Personal

Chair of GM Freeze

Board member of Bristol Food Producers

Policy Advisor to Greener Beans

Intermediate French and basic spoken Greek

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