Jess Halliday

Jess Halliday

Jess Halliday
Senior Programme Officer
Jess Halliday is Chief Executive of RUAF CIC and coordinator of the RUAF Global Partnership. She leads RUAF’s involvement in the CGIAR Resilient Cities Initiative, the RUAF-FAO City Region Food Systems Initiative, and the Urban Futures programme (funded by the Botnar Foundation). Jess also co-edits Urban Agriculture Magazine. Her main areas of expertise are urban and city region food systems governance, food environments, gender and inclusion, and multi-stakeholder processes. Jess draws on her academic background for the development of methodologies and tools for urban and city region food systems, having received her PhD in Food Policy from the Centre for Food Policy, City University London, in 2015. Prior to joining RUAF in 2018, Jess completed short contracts with the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) and CIRAD. From 2002 to 2011 she worked as a journalist specialising in the food sector, across online, print, and broadcast media. 

Jess Halliday is Chief Executive of RUAF CIC and coordinator of the RUAF Global Partnership. She leads RUAF’s involvement in the CGIAR Resilient Cities Initiative, the RUAF-FAO City Region Food Systems Initiative, and the Urban Futures programme (funded by the Botnar Foundation). Jess also co-edits Urban Agriculture Magazine. Her main areas of expertise are urban and city region food systems governance, food environments, gender and inclusion, and multi-stakeholder processes. Jess draws on her academic background for the development of methodologies and tools for urban and city region food systems, having received her PhD in Food Policy from the Centre for Food Policy, City University London, in 2015. Prior to joining RUAF in 2018, Jess completed short contracts with the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) and CIRAD. From 2002 to 2011 she worked as a journalist specialising in the food sector, across online, print, and broadcast media.