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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge
 

Executive Group

Co-Chair, Dr Jag Srai

Co-Chair, Professor Howard Griffiths

Programme Manager, Francesca Re Manning
 

Steering Committee

Dr Jean Adams

Dr Tina Barsby

George Crane

Dr Helen Anne Curry

Dr Robert Doubleday

Dr Shailaja Fennell

Professor Chris Gilligan

Dr Andrew Grant

Dr Inanna Hamati-Ataya

Wendy Wei-Hsuan Lee

Dr David Nally

Dr Cameron A. Petrie

Professor Jaideep Prabhu

Dr Dan Tucker

Professor Bhaskar Vira

Zhiqi Wang

 

External Advisors

Our External Advisors guide the direction of the Initiative and help to ensure we focus on the most relevant activities in addressing the question of 'What does an ideal food system look like?'

Professor Tim Benton 

Professor Benton leads the Energy, Environment and Resources programme at Chatham House. He joined Chatham House in 2016 as a distinguished visiting fellow when he was also dean of strategic research initiatives at the University of Leeds.

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Professor Sir Brian Heap 

Sir Brian Heap CBE FRS is a Distinguished Fellow at the Centre of Development Studies, Cambridge, and was formerly Master of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, Director of Research at the Institute of Animal Physiology (Babraham and Roslin) and at the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, and Vice-President and Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society.

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Peter Ninnes

Peter Ninnes is an independent consultant, currently working with a number of CGIAR centres as a strategy and management advisor. He is a graduate of the University of Adelaide, Australia, and has more than 20 years of experience in working on agricultural research for development across Latin America, Asia and Africa. He has been involved in the development, implementation and governance of a number of large-scale cooperative research programs, both in Australia and in developing countries and retains a keen interest in the development of young professionals through his engagement on section panels for fellowships in agricultural research. Peter is based in South Australia.

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Cambridge Global Food Security is a virtual centre at the University of Cambridge. We promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenge of ensuring all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and preferences for an active and healthy life. 

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