Agnes Bridge Walton

Communications Manager, EAT-Lancet Commission

Agnes is a Political Ecologist and Environmental Journalist who loves food, farming and biodiversity. She has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science from Yale University, where she was a US-Norway Fulbright Fellow, and studied Politics and Economics at Lund University. Before joining EAT she lived in New York and worked on the environmental team at VICE News Tonight on HBO.

Agnes started her career as an agricultural policy analyst at think tank Food First in Oakland. She later ran a groundbreaking gender project for the Norwegian Farmers and Smallholders Union, has written extensively for Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen, been a Science Communications Fellow with the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies and a Yale Teaching Fellow for Environmental Law and Policy, and Women, Food and Culture.

During fieldwork in Peru, Agnes collected data and stories about how climate change impacts farmers’ management of diversity in their fields. She also consulted for GEF/UNDP’s Small Grants Programme on agricultural development and Asociación para la Naturaleza y el Desarrollo (ANDES) on biocultural conservation.