Dr Nick Rose is the National Coordinator of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance and the Food Systems Coordinator with the Food Alliance at Deakin University. He served as a Director of the Food Connect Foundation from 2009-2014, and has consulted with several local governments in the development of local food and sustainable agriculture policies and strategies.
A recently returned Churchill Fellow, he has worked tirelessly for years to advance the cause of fair and sustainable food systems in Australia that support human health and wellbeing, and ecosystem integrity, above all else.
He has written widely on the subjects of food sovereignty, local food, urban agriculture and food systems for many years, with a regular column in the Coffs Coast Advocate and articles in many online sites and forums. He is the editor of Australia's first anthology on the Fair Food movement, which will be published by the University of Queensland Press in October 2015.