Geoff Tansey is an independent writer who curates the online, open access Food Systems Academy. He chaired the independent Fabian Commission on Food and Poverty 2014-15, and was a member of The Food Ethics Council from 2000-21. His books include The Food System: A Guide (with Tony Worsley) and co-editorship of The future control of food - A guide to international negotiations and rules on intellectual property, biodiversity and food security. In June 2005, he received one of six Joseph Rowntree "Visionaries for a Just and Peaceful World" Awards. In 2008, he won the Derek Cooper Award for best food campaigner/educator, at the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards.