Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security

Our People

The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security is an interdisciplinary hub of expertise to support the transformation of agri-food systems though agenda-setting, impactful, inter-disciplinary research, teaching and translation to policy and practice, with local and global partners.

See videos of staff talking about the Academy in Media and Downloads.


Covid-19 Update - how to contact us

Due to Covid-19 The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security office is closed at the moment, but we continue to work virtually. We will be unable to answer phone calls during this time, so please contact us via email instead. If you are not sure which email address to use, send your message to and we will direct it to the appropriate person.  Please accept our apologies in advance if our responses become delayed.

Our Staff

Information on the management, teaching, research, and administrative staff based at the Academy.

Research Fellows

A list and brief descriptions of the Post-Doctoral Scientists working on research projects within the Academy.

PhD Students

Academy staff are associated with several students registered at other Universities - this lists only those with formal University of Edinburgh registration.

Visiting Professors/Fellows

Details about Visiting Professors/Fellows associated with the Academy.

Associate Members

Profiles of University of Edinburgh staff with an interest in agriculture and food security issues who are connected with the Academy .