Martin Herren

Program Manager, Policy & Advocacy

Martin joined the Policy & Advocacy Team at Biovision in 2015 and co-implemented the "Changing Course in Global Agriculture" program, by promoting evidence-based policy planning, agroecology and multi-stakeholder platforms at the Committee on World Food Security in Rome at the ministerial level in Kenya. In the project “Advocacy for Agroecology”, Martin is assessing the potential of agroecology to hedge against climate change impacts. He is furthermore involved in promoting and disseminating agroecology policies and strategies in Subsahara Africa.

Before joining Biovision, Martin worked as senior project leader in consulting the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment on climate policies and mechanisms. Previously, he was sustainability analyst in the financial sector and worked at ETH Zurich and Greenpeace Switzerland. Following a first degree in Geography, Environmental Systems and Political Sciences at the University of Zurich; ETH Zurich, Martin specialized in environmental policy focusing on climate change and environmental governance in a master's degree from Oxford University.


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