Will Simonson works with the Global Food Security Initiative at the University of Cambridge, and the Climate Change and Biodiversity Programme of the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Combining these roles, he is interested in the science and policy of achieving climate change resilience, food security and biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes. His career in sustainability issues and nature conservation has included 12 years working for the Christian environmental organisation A Rocha based at its field centre in Portugal. He has a first degree and PhD from the University of Cambridge and Masters from Imperial College London.

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