Miranda P. M. Meuwissen is Professor of Risk Management and Resilience in Food Supply Chains at the Business Economics Group of Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. She coordinated the SURE-Farm project (Towards SUstainable and REsilient EU FARMing systems).
Peter H. Feindt is Professor of Agricultural and Food Policy at the Thaer-Institute for Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. His research addresses a broad range of questions in agricultural and food policy; in particular, its links to environmental policy, sustainability transitions, the bioeconomy and the resilience of farming systems.
Alberto Garrido is Professor of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics and Vice-Rector of Quality and Efficiency at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. His research interests are risk management in agriculture, farming systems’ resilience and agricultural insurance, water resources economics and policy, climate change and agriculture and agricultural policy.
Erik Mathijs is Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at KU Leuven. His research focuses on the practices, metrics and policies underpinning the transformation of the European agricultural and food system towards sustainability and resilience. He coordinated the FP7 project TRANSMANGO and the H2020 project SUFISA.
Bárbara Soriano is an assistant professor at the agricultural economics, statistics and business administration group of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Her research focuses on agricultural risk management and resilience from a multi-stakeholder approach. She has expertise in empirical and quantitative methods in macroeconomic analysis of global food security.
Julie Urquhart is an associate professor in environmental social science at the Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire. She is an environmental social scientist with research interests in human–environment relationships, particularly relating to tree health, small-scale fisheries and farmer behaviour.
Alisa Spiegel is a postdoctoral researcher at the Business Economics Group of Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands. In her research, she focuses on risks and resilience in agriculture, risk management at farm and in farming systems, as well as decision-making under uncertainty.
Francesco Accatino is a researcher at the French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment. His main current research focuses on building models and indicator systems for analyzing trade-offs and synergies between agricultural production, ecosystem services and environmental impacts. His main background is modelling of social-ecological systems.
Federico Antonioli is a research assistant in the Department of Economics and Management at the University of Parma, Italy. His research is focused on agricultural economics and policy, particularly on the impact of policies on agricultural incomes, price transmission analysis, and technical efficiency of EU-farms.
Franziska Appel is Research Associate at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) in Halle (Saale), Germany. She is an expert in participatory agent-based modelling and analysis of agrarian structural change and agricultural policies. At IAMO she coordinates the further development of the agent-based model AgriPoliS.
Alfons Balmann is Director at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) in Halle (Saale), Germany and head of the department Structural Change. He is agricultural economist and works on agent-based modelling and analysis of structural change in agriculture and agricultural policies since thirty years.
Katarzyna Bańkowska is an assistant professor at the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development, Polish Academy of Sciences (IRWiR PAN). Her scientific interest involve: agri-environmental aspects of economic growth, farms’ organization and economic efficiency, energy and climate policy, climate change and alternative energy sources, systems of biodiversity-friendly agricultural production.
Isabel Bardají is Professor of Agricultural Economics and Policy at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Director of CEIGRAM (Research Centre for the Management of Agricultural and Environmental Risks). She leads the Research Group of Agricultural Economics and Natural Resources Economics. She has more than thirty years of research experience focusing mostly on the analysis of Agricultural Policy and risk management.
Robert Berry, University of Gloucestershire, is an experienced GIS specialist and geodata scientist with a strong record of applying geographical information systems (GIS) in a wide range of environmental and social science research areas.
Daniele Bertolozzi-Caredio is a PhD student at Research Centre for the Management of Agricultural and Environmental Risk (CEIGRAM), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. His research focuses on agricultural risk management and resilience of farming systems. He adopts mixed methodologies to carry on multidisciplinary investigation.
Jo Bijttebier is a senior researcher at the Social Sciences Unit of the Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), Belgium. She builds her expertise on learning processes with stakeholders striving for sustainable agriculture, including topics as knowledge exchange, co-creation of innovation and systems thinking.
Jasmine E. Black is a research assistant at the Countryside & Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire. She blends social science with artistic practices in research on multi-level governance and bottom-up innovation for resilient socio-ecological landscape management. She has a PhD in soil carbon and is also a theatrical storyteller and illustrator.
Yannick Buitenhuis is a PhD candidate at the Public Administration and Policy Group of Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. His research focuses on expanding our understanding of how public policies, such as the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), influence the resilience and sustainability of farming systems. With his research, he aims to formulate suggestions for policy improvements that support complex system to deal with current and future resilience challenges.
Jeroen Candel is an associate professor at the Public Administration and Policy Group of Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. His research deals with the question of how governments can develop more effective and legitimate responses to deal with the pressing challenges that characterize modern-day food systems. Beside his research, he frequently advises Dutch and EU policymakers about possibilities for improved food governance.
Isabeau Coopmans is a PhD researcher at the Social Sciences Unit of Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), Belgium; and at the Division of Bioeconomics, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium. Her research aims to better understand resilience and continuity of farms and farming systems by using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
Paul Courtney is Professor of Social Economy at the CCRI, University of Gloucestershire, UK. Paul’s research coheres around Social Value, a lens through which he is currently exploring the relationship between health, well-being, inclusivity and socio-economic life in rural areas.
Robert Finger is Professor of Agricultural Economics and Policy at ETH Zurich (Switzerland). He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from ETH Zurich.
Camelia Gavrilescu is Senior Researcher and Associate Professor in Agri-Food Economics and Policies at the Institute of Agricultural Economics of the Romanian Academy. Her main areas of expertise include sustainable rural development, agricultural and rural development policies, farm economic and ecologic performance analysis, agri-food trade and competitiveness.
Piotr Gradziuk is an associate professor at the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development Polish Academy of Sciences (IRWiR PAN), Poland. He specializes and has a practical experience in analyses on efficiency of using renewable energy sources, patterns of socio-economic and institutional transformations in rural areas, as well as in efficiency and productivity of farms and farming systems.
Helena Hansson is a professor of Agricultural and Food Economics at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Her work includes farm management, farmer decision-making and the economics of certain strategic choices, and production economic analyses related to the efficiency of farm production. She has worked extensively with interdisciplinary approaches where behavioural models have been used to explain decision-making, or to explain economic behaviour and economic performance.
Hugo Herrera received a MSc and a PhD System Dynamics from the University of Bergen, Norway. Hugo is passionate about system dynamics and applies it in a variety of contexts and projects from health care in the UK to food systems in Europe, to wildlife conservation in Africa.
Amr Khafagy is a research assistant at the Countryside and Community Research Institute at the University of Gloucestershire, UK. He is an economist with research interests in applied econometrics, agricultural productivity, finance and development, and cooperative economics.
Birgit Kopainsky is Professor in System Dynamics at The University of Bergen, Norway. In her research, Birgit explores the role that system dynamics analysis and modelling techniques play in facilitating transformation processes in social-ecological systems. Birgit works both in Europe and in several sub-Saharan African countries.
Vitaliy Krupin is an assistant professor at the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development, Polish Academy of Sciences (IRWiR PAN). Majoring in international economics and trade he is also involved in research concerning rural development, agricultural and environmental economics, bioenergy development and greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.
François Léger is Professor at AgroParisTech, Paris, France. His research and teaching activities focus on socio-ecological transition of agricultural and food systems, with particular attention to the interactions between social, economic, and ecological dimensions. His current work focuses on ‘radical’ forms of ecologizing systems, combining technical, organizational, commercial and social dimensions.
Eewoud Lievens is a PhD candidate at the Division of Bioeconomics, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium. His research focuses on institutional arrangements for the marketing of agricultural products, examining in particular how collective action and chain coordination are shaped by market and regulatory conditions.
Gordana Manevska-Tasevska is a researcher and policy analyst at the Policy Analysis Unit of the Department of Economics at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Her research field is the economic performance analysis of primary production in the agricultural sector, resilience analysis, acceptance of agro-ecological approaches, and its interplay with agricultural policy.
Anna Martikainen is a PhD researcher at the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development, Polish Academy of Sciences (IRWiR PAN). She acquired master degrees in spatial development and in psychology at the University of Warsaw. Her current research interests concern mostly agricultural policy, particularly its relation with sustainability of farming, and regional innovation policy.
Damian Maye is Professor of Agri-Food Studies at the Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire, UK. His research focuses on the sustainability, resilience, ethics and governance of global, European and UK agri-food systems.
Anneke Meier is a bachelor student of European Studies at the University of Osnabrück, Germany, and currently an intern at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) in Halle (Saale), Germany.
Yann de Mey is Assistant Professor at the Business Economics Group of Wageningen University & Research on farm decision making under risk and uncertainty. He is an expert in econometric analysis and conducting survey-based research on risk management behaviour. He is currently focussing on the impact digitalization has on agricultural risk analysis.
Delphine Neumeister is a project manager with a Master in Agricultural Economy and Development, specialized in network management and advisory approaches. She coordinated the Charter for Good Agricultural Practices in Cattle Production. She contributed to applied research and innovation projects on the CAP reforms, organic dairy farming and PDOs development in France.
Phillipa Nicholas-Davies is a principle investigator and lecturer at the Institute of Biological Environmental and Rural Sciences at Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK.
Franziska Ollendorf is a research associate at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Halle, Germany. Her research focuses on CSR in global value chains, private food standards, the political economy of cocoa, and rural change and livelihood systems.
Wim Paas is a PhD-candidate at the Plant Production Systems group and the Business Economics Group of Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. In his research, he studies the sustainability and resilience of agricultural systems through an interdisciplinary lens. He is keen on applying quantitative and qualitative research methods in complementary ways to adequately capture social, environmental and economic dimensions of system performance and dynamics.
Mariya Peneva is an associate professor in the Department of Natural Resource Economics, UNWE, Bulgaria in the field of Agricultural Economics, Policy and Rural Development. She is involved in projects working on the major issues of present interest, namely the interlinkages between agriculture, ecosystems, innovations and possible solutions for more resilient farming systems.
Christèle Pineau is a project leader in the Department of agricultural economics of the French Livestock Institute. She works at the Auvergne regional office in France. Her research focuses on understanding beef livestock systems and management of agricultural holdings. She studied best practices strategies of mountain farming and income improvement tools for livestock farmers.
Corentin Pinsard is a PhD researcher at the French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment. In his research, he models the resilience of agricultural systems to resource constraints through the analysis of nutrient fluxes on a regional scale. His main background is the modelling of mass and energy transport phenomena in physics.
P. Marijn Poortvliet is Associate Professor of Risk Communication at Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. He holds a PhD in Social & Organizational Psychology (University of Groningen). He is primarily interested in sustainability transitions by focusing on how individuals in social networks make decisions in the context of risk and uncertainty.
Christine Pitson is a PhD candidate at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) in Halle (Saale), Germany. She focuses on the economics of sustainable transitions. In the SURE-Farm project she employed mixed-method approaches to analyze the effects of labour availability and related policies on European agricultural regions.
Pytrik Reidsma is an associate professor at the Plant Production Group of Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. Her research focuses on sustainability and resilience of farming systems. She has expertise in integrated assessment, using quantitative and qualitative methods to assess impacts of various drivers on all dimensions of sustainable development at multiple scales (from field to global).
Jens Rommel is a researcher at the Department of Economics at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). His primary research fields are experimental economics, behavioural economics, economic psychology, and agricultural economics. He studies consumers’ and farmers’ decision-making in the context of agriculture and the environment.
Carolina San Martín is a postdoc researcher at the Research Centre for the Management of Agricultural and Environmental Risk (CEIGRAM), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Her main current research focuses on the study of farming systems resilience. Her background is related to the weed ecology and the integrated management of weeds.
Saverio Senni is Associate Professor at the DAFNE Department of the University of Tuscia, Italy. His research is focused on rural development economics and policies, on multifunctional agriculture and on social farming.
Simone Severini is Professor of Agricultural Economics and Policy at the University of Tuscia, Italy. He has more than twenty-five years of research experience addressing questions related to the analyses of farm income, risk management, farming system resilience and agricultural policy evaluation at the EU level.
Thomas Slijper is a PhD candidate at the Business Economics Group and the Strategic Communication Group of Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. He studies how European farmers deal with several interrelated risks and under which conditions risk management decisions have the potential to contribute to farm resilience.
Alessandro Sorrentino is Full Professor of Agri-food System Economics and Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods at the University of Tuscia (Viterbo, Italy). He has published extensively in the field of agricultural markets and income policies, food value chain analysis and quality promotion.
Katrien Termeer is Professor of Public Administration and Policy at Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands. Her research addresses the governance of wicked problems in the interrelated fields of food, agriculture, climate, water and energy. She focuses on transformational change through accumulating small wins.
Monica-Mihaela Tudor is Senior Researcher at the Institute of Agricultural Economics of the Romanian Academy. Her main fields of expertise are: socio-economic transformation of rural areas; rural entrepreneurship; farming systems analysis; research and support-action projects in the fields of rural development; development and monitoring of rural development strategies and regional plans; rural networking among farmers, public authorities and local actors.
Mauro Vigani is Associate Professor in Agricultural Economics and Econometrics at the Countryside and Community Research Institute of the University of Gloucestershire, UK. He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Milan, Italy.
Willemijn Vroege did her PhD in the Agricultural Economics and Policy group at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) and has a strong interest in using (new) technologies to insure agricultural production, specifically in the context of climate change.
Erwin Wauters is Senior Researcher at the Social Sciences Unit of the Flanders research institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), Belgium. He is an agricultural economist whose main aim is to understand how institutions, regulation, markets and social aspects determine farming systems and their performance, mainly in the livestock sectors.
Katarzyna Zawalińska is an associate professor at the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development Polish Academy of Sciences (IRWiR PAN), Poland. Her research focuses on modelling the economic impact and evaluation of agricultural and rural development policies at the regional, national and EU level, using quantitative (CGE models, econometrics) and qualitative methods.
Cinzia Zinnanti is an assistant research at the Department DAFNE of the University of Tuscia, Italy. Her research is focused on agricultural economics and risk analysis and management in agriculture.