Inspiring the future of food and nutrition, 15 October 2020, Virtual Event

Deputy Director, Agriculture, Fisheries and the Natural Environment, Environment Agency

Kevin Austin

Kevin is Deputy Director for the Agriculture, Fisheries and the Natural Environment section of the Environment Agency where his role includes co-ordinating EA’s advice to government on Future Food and Farming policy post EU Exit. He previously worked for Welsh Government in a variety of roles including leading re-design of Welsh rural development and agri-environment schemes, negotiating on transposition of EU environmental directives and the introduction of the 2014 Agriculture Sector Wales Bill. Outside of government he has also worked with environmental and overseas development NGOs in the Republic of Zambia helping to influence national strategies for sustainable agriculture.