Karin Höök

Senior consultant/
Expert agriculture and environment

Karin works as senior consultant and expert in agriculture and environment. Her background is as director for the Centre for Sustainable Agriculture at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences where she also worked as researcher and lecturer. She has worked as academy agronomist at the Swedish Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry where she was responsible for the activities in the field of agriculture and food and was instrumental in initiating the Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative (SIANI). She has been head of the International Department at the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation as well as senior expert for global agriculture and food security, working with NGOs in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Among other things she has also been a board member of the Swedish Food Administration, SwedWatch and SIANI, member of the Swedish FAO committee and member of the African Union´s Continental Steering Committee for development of ecological, organic agriculture (EOA) in Africa and worked as consultant in Brussels.