Kierra Box

Kierra Box


Kierra Box currently leads work on Trade and Environmental Regulation at Friends of the Earth. She has spent the past 8 eight years working on policy, advocacy and campaigns issues relating to the UK’s exit from the EU, and post-Brexit environmental governance.

Previously, Kierra spent 15 years working on a range of policy and campaign issues across the NGO and charity sector, including around food production, the private rented sector and benefit reform. She is currently chair of GM Freeze and on the management committee for the Trade Justice Movement.

What are the Potential Risks & Rewards of Gene-Editing in Sustainable Food & Farming?

Seminar Tent

Since the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Act was passed into law last year, gene-edited, or ‘precision bred’ organisms (PBOs) could soon become a reality England. But what are the implications of this emerging legislation, and what safeguards need to be put in place to protect and inform farmers and consumers alike? In this session, we […]