Vicki Hird

Vicki Hird

Sustainable Farming Campaign Coordinator Sustain

Vicki Hird MSc FRES is an award winning author, expert, strategist and senior manager working on farm policy, environment and food issues for over 25 years. As Sustainable Farm Campaign Coordinator at Sustain, Vicki leads on farm policy and related campaigning. Prior to this role, she was director of Campaigns and Policy at War on Want, head of Land use, Food and Water Programme for Friends of the Earth, founder and Policy Director of Sustain, and Director of the SAFE Alliance. As an expert consultant she has also worked for RSPB, WSPA, The Sustainable Development Commission, Greenpeace, The Plunkett Foundation and HEAL. She has launched many major campaigns, blogs frequently, publishes on the sustainability of farm and food systems and is author of Perfectly Safe to Eat? (publ. 2000). She has masters in pest management, is a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society and is on the board of Pesticides Action Network and has sat on numerous NGO and government advisory groups over the years. Vicki frequently publishes blogs on food and farming and tweets @vickihird.