About the speaker
Carolyn Steel is a leading thinker on food and cities. Her 2008 book, “Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives”, received international acclaim, establishing her as an influential voice across a range of fields in academia, industry and the arts. It has been translated into seven languages and has become a key text for architects, planners, green thinkers and food professionals.
A London-based architect, academic and writer, Carolyn has lectured at Cambridge University, London Metropolitan University, Wageningen University and the London School of Economics. She is in international demand as a speaker and her 2009 TED talk has received more than one million views. Her new book, “Sitopia: How Food Can Save the World”, was recently published by Chatto & Windus.