John Ingram

Initiative Co-lead

John Ingram leads the Food Systems Transformation Research Group within Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute, as well as the multi-university post-graduate ‘Interdisciplinary Food Systems Teaching and Learning’ programme (IFSTAL); co-leads the Foresight4Food (F4F) and Food System Impact Valuation (FoodSIVI) programmes; and coordinated the Global Food Security 2016-2021 £15m programme ‘Resilience of the UK Food System’.

He has designed and led regional food system research projects in Europe, south Asia, southern Africa and the Caribbean and has conceived, developed and/or led a range of major international research initiatives. He has had substantial interaction with FAO, UNEP and CGIAR and many other international organisations, with national departments and agencies, with NGOs, and with businesses in the food sector, helping to establish research on the links between food security and environment through the analysis of food systems. He is an Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Somerville College, University of Oxford.