Professor Corinna Hawkes

Professor Corinna Hawkes is Director of the Centre for Food Policy, City University London. She has worked on food issues for 17 years with NGOs, UN agencies, governments and think tanks, locally, globally, in the UK, US, Europe and Brazil. Her specialty is identifying and analysing food policies and food systems solutions for better eating, nutrition and public health. She has published widely on the role of globalisation, trade, retailing and agriculture in diet and diet change around the world. Between 2012 and 2015 she was Head of Policy and Public Affairs at World Cancer Research Fund International, where she established the NOURISHING Policy Framework for healthy diets and obesity. She sits on the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems, the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems and the Lancet Obesity Commission. Corinna is also Co-Chair of the Global Nutrition Report, an international report tracking progress in malnutrition in all its forms across the globe.