I am an educator, a social scientist, and a believer in sustainable change. If you are in making change and impacting lives, I am here to listen up​.

I grew up on a family farm, but I had the opportunity to live, study and work in different countries. I developed a passionate interest in food, agriculture and the environment, and the roles these play in the well-being of communities. I am currently an Associate Professor at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. I have more than a decade of teaching and research experience with universities, non-profits and private foundations in the Caribbean, Canada, Austria, and South Asia. I collaborated with many leading national, regional and international partners to help build more sustainable agriculture and rural development in remote and resource-poor communities around the world.  Read more