Meet the Team

Our Organisations, Partners, Collaborators and Team 

FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABILITY SOCIETY

Edinburgh Student Society

The Food Security and Sustainability Society is a student-led organisation passionate about all things agriculture, food and social justice. Check out their Facebook Page, Instagram, and Twitter to stay updated. 

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STUDENTS FOR GLOBAL HEALTH DUNDEE

Student Society

Students for Global Health is a national student network and registered charity tackling global and local health inequalities through education, advocacy and community action. 

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SCOTLAND THE BREAD

Business Partner

Scotland The Bread is a member-owned community benefit society

- growing, milling and selling organic, nutritious flour

- researching and improving the nutrient profile of grain

- supporting citizen growers to produce their own flour

- campaigning for a better, more biodiverse flour and bread supply

Our collaborative project is working towards a sustainable, fair supply of flour that better nourishes people and planet.

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EASTER GREENS

Business Partner

Easter Greens is Scotland's only 100% plant based grocery store with two shops in Edinburgh and home delivery available via our website. In our shops you'll find fresh fruit  and vegetables, meat and dairy alternatives, exciting sweet and savoury snacks and a lovely selection of household and body care products. Shop in store and you'll get 10% off when you show a valid student ID.

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My Emissions 

Business Partner

My Emissions calculate the carbon footprint of food products and meals. My Emissions are sustainability specialists, helping food providers to calculate, reduce, and communicate the carbon footprint of their food.

You can find out more about My Emissions and the services they provide here

Anna Nicholson

Recipe developer 

Meet our recipe developer and photographer, Anna Nicholson! Anna is currently studying MA Anthropology of Food at SOAS University of London, after previously completing her undergrad at Aberdeen. She worked as a baker for two years and is passionate about how to make food more accessible, fair and ethical.

You can follow her delicious baking and recipe development @annahopebakes

Ana Vich Cólogan

Graphic designer

Ana is a graphic design student in her final year at the University of Dundee. She grew up in the Canary Islands and developed a very strong link to nature (especially to the ocean!). Ana and Karly both designed the Planetary Heal Meal Plan recipe book and other beautiful graphics in the project. 

 

 She’s passionate about sustainability and very excited to be part of projects that have a positive impact on the environment!  

Find out more about Ana's artistic ventures here

Tina Grant 

Dundee student lead

Tina is a junior doctor and graduate from Dundee Medical School with a passion for global health on a local level. She is interested in the social, political and environmental factors influencing human health. She believes we cannot have good health without protecting and our beautiful planet. 

Outside of medicine, Tina is a keen runner, cyclist, charity shopper, and is also currently learning Arabic. 

You can follow Tina's updates as co-lead and junior doctor on Twitter here.

Karly Yu 

Graphic designer

Karly studies graphic design at the University of Dundee and is doing her final year this year. Growing up in Hong Kong has made her a food lover of various cuisines! Ana and Karly both designed the Planetary Heal Meal Plan recipe book and other beautiful graphics in the project. 

 

Apart from just enjoying food, she enjoys being part of this project to live a more sustainable life and to help make a positive impact on the environment.

Check out Karly's work here

Maarja-Liis Ferry

Dundee student co-lead

Maarja-Liis is a junior doctor and recent graduate of Dundee Medical School. She is passionate about global health and how community action can lead to better health outcomes for all. She believes climate health, physical health and mental health and inextricably linked. In her spare time, Maarja-Liis enjoys surfing, exploring the Scottish outdoors and experimenting in the kitchen.

You can follow along with Maarja’s adventures in global and planetary health here.

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Julian Mashingaidze

Edinburgh student lead

Julian comes all the way from Zimbabwe in Southern Africa. He is currently studying a BSc in Global Agriculture and Food Security at the University of Edinburgh. Having a key interest in the relationship that food, the environment and the economy have is a key reason for his involvement in this project. Nutrition Revolution offers a way to optimise all three of these things.

Check out Julian on Twitter here for all things food security, sustainability and social equity!

Rebecca Grant 

Edinburgh student co-lead 

Rebecca is a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh whose research explores the risks and opportunities associated with solar energy in Rwanda. She is passionate about planetary health, and the connections between our food, energy and health systems both here in Scotland and in Rwanda. 

You can keep updated with her PhD and interest in all things Planetary Health here.

Lucie de Seguins Pazzis 

Edinburgh operations manager

Coming from France, Lucie is studying Environmental Sciences with Management at the University of Edinburgh. She is part of the Food Security and Sustainability society committee.

 

Convinced that working towards food security is one of the major keys to save us from climate change, she joined the project as operations manager.

Ros Craddock 

Social media coordinator 

Ros is a University of Edinburgh student studying BSc Agricultural Science specialising in animal science. Growing up within her family run restaurant, she is a real foodie with a passion for sustainable eating, supporting local and reducing food waste.

 

Ros has worked from milking cows to serving the food as a supervisor in a hotel restaurant (often all at the same time), and has a desire to educate and inform others of the importance of conscious food choices. This is why she is part of Nutrition Revolution

DUNDEE UNIVERSITY GLOBAL MEDICS

Dundee Student Organisation

Based on the NHS Tayside Global Citizenship movement, Dundee University Global Medics we are working with Dundee University medical students to pursue International research/volunteering opportunities and educate future doctors about global health concerns. Give them a follow on Facebook and Instagram.

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