Geoff Tansey curates the online, open education resource, the Food Systems Academy and is a member of The Food Ethics Council. His books include The Food System: a guide (with Tony Worsley) and co-editorship of The future control of food – A guide to international negotiations and rules on intellectual property, biodiversity and food security.
He is an honorary visiting fellow at the Universities of Cardiff, Lancaster and Newcastle.
He works for fair and sustainable food systems. He has degrees in soil science (Univ of Aberdeen) and history and social studies of science (Sussex Univ). He helped found and edit the journal Food Policy in the mid-1970s, has worked on various agricultural development projects in Turkey, Mongolia, Albania and Kazakstan and travelled widely.