Duncan Williamson

World Wildlife Foundation, UK

Why Taking a Holistic Approach is Necessary for an Integrated Food Security Strategy

As part of an ongoing push for sustainability, it is necessary to take a systemic look at food security problems — economically, socially, and environmentally.  Duncan Williamson, Food Policy Manager for WWF, discusses a holistic approach to improving food security and sustainability that will enable the public to make choices to benefit their own health and that of the environment. 

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Duncan Williamson

Biography

Duncan Williamson has been Food Policy Manger for WWF (UK) for over eight years. He is currently coordinating WWF’s work on sustainable food security. More

Duncan Williamson

World Wildlife Foundation, UK

Duncan has worked in the field of sustainable food systems for 20 years and has previously lived in and run projects in Greece, Thailand and the Galapagos Islands. With an MSC in Sustainable Environmental Management and a BA Hons in Philosophy, he has been Food Policy Manger for WWF (UK) for over eight years. He developed and delivers the Livewell project, which demonstrates that a healthy diet can be sustainable, Eating for 2 degrees – new and updated Livewell Plates. He also leads the WWF Network’s position on sustainable diets and is on the steering group for their work on the post-2015 agenda and the Food Practice Leadership team. He is coordinating WWF’s work on sustainable food security including the recently published report From Individual to Collective Action; Exploring the Business Cases for Addressing Sustainable Food Security. Outside of WWF, Duncan is a director at Eating Better, sits on the Advisory Board for FCRN and Food Bytes and the UNSCP 10-year programme on food as well as the steering groups of Protein 2040 and Peas Please. He also advises companies around food sustainability and works with senior managers at Tesco, M&S, Nestle, Sodexo and Alpro.