Stephanie Brittain

As Project & Communications Officer, Stephanie is responsible for Agriculture for Impact’s communications, events and online presence.  She conducts research for the  Montpellier Panel Reports and on sustainable intensification, writes regular blogs and provides overall project support.

Before joining Agriculture for Impact in 2014, Stephanie worked at the London Community Resource Network and the Community Recycling Network where she gained over 3 years experience in the environmental third sector, providing communications support and successfully managing a 2 year volunteer training programme for hard-to-reach young people aged 16-25.  Stephanie also volunteered at Emerge Poverty Free (previously World Emergency Relief),  working on everything from writing press releases to  researching project development opportunities.

Stephanie has gained extensive fieldwork experience across, Europe, South-East Asia and Africa, including research on sustainable livelihoods in Cambodia and research on Forest Elephant distribution and threats in Cameroon with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), which drew on her knowledge of both environmental and social disciplines.

Stephanie holds an MSc in Conservation Science from Imperial College London and was awarded the Gerald Durrell Prize for her Thesis research.  She also holds a BSc in Geography from Queen Mary University of London, and is fluent in French.