As an independent consultant in sustainable food systems transitions and a transdisciplinary scientist, Dr. Afton Halloran advises on issues related to food and agriculture. She works with such organizations as the World Bank, World Health Organization, Food Planet Prize Secretariat, and the Nordic Council of Ministers. She has written and co-authored multiple books and research papers on food policy and security, underutilized foods, urban agriculture, and gastronomy.
Afton also holds a research position at the University of Copenhagen and is the host of the Nordic Talks podcast. Although originally from Canada, Afton now calls Denmark her home base.