Speaker Details

Tim Lang

Professor in Food Policy City, University of London

Tim Lang is Professor of Food Policy at City University of London’s Centre for Food Policy, of which he was founder Director, 1992-2016. Hill farming in Lancashire UK in the 1970s first formed his interest in the relationship between food, health, environment, culture and political economy. He is co-author of Sustainable Diets (2017), Food Wars (2015), Unmanageable Consumer (2015), Ecological Public Health (2012) and Food Policy (2009). He is policy chair of the forthcoming EAT-Lancet Commission report, and writing a new book for Penguin on what the UK food system ought to be doing, Brexit or no Brexit.