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Vision Statement

Passionate about fostering positive change, I'm particularly interested in world food cultures, community food/wellbeing initiatives, and local food system transformation. You can find more about my endeavors and insights on these topics on my personal website,, which I'm excited to announce will be launching soon.

Alongisde my solid academic background hereby outlined, I bring extensive international experience as an Operations Project Manager, showcased on my LinkedIn profile Throughout my career, I've successfully managed complex projects across diverse industries, adeptly coordinating timelines, resources, and stakeholder communication. My proficiency in implementing efficient project management methodologies has consistently ensured successful project delivery, whether in-person or in virtual environments.

*Key Achievements*

• Established strong rapport within multicultural and diverse teams, fostering an inclusive work environment conducive to collaboration and cultural synergy.
• Cultivated partnerships across various organisational bodies at all levels, facilitating seamless cross-functional cooperation and information sharing.
• Demonstrated a conscientious and responsible approach, ensuring meticulous oversight of projects from initiation to successful completion, emphasising quality and adherence to deadlines.
• Maintained a consistent commitment to personal and professional development, continuously enhancing skill sets to remain at the forefront of industry trends and best practices.
• Utilised robust organisational and administrative skills to effectively prioritise tasks and think strategically on a daily basis, optimising project workflow and resource allocation.

I am now seeking new leadership opportunities where I can leverage my scholar-practitioner work ethic to drive seamless project execution and contribute to project success.

PhD Project

Currently conducting ethnographic research on food cultures in community food initiatives in the UK. I am examining a deep case study of the Granville Community Kitchen in South Kilburn, London. My work is transdisciplinary in that it unites frameworks from the cultural anthropology of food, psychology of emotion, and visceral geography.

Research Interests

• Food Systems • Food Justice • Epistemic Justice • Participatory Action Research • Embodied Inquiry • Transformational Change •  Community Resilience • Transformational Change • Ethical Leadership • Cultural Heritage • Scholar-Practitioner Framework

Master's Project

Permaculture for Community Resilience in the Nepal Himalaya

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

MA, Global Development and Humanitarian Practice, Oxford Brookes University

Award Date: 4 Dec 2018

Degree, Landscape Design and Eco-Management, American University of Beirut

Award Date: 26 Jun 2010

External positions

Member, Conscious Food Systems Alliance (COFSA)

2023 → …

Supporter Member, London Food Link

2023 → …

Fellow, Parcival Ethical Leadership Programme

2023 → …

Associate Member, SOAS Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London

2023 → …

Supporter Member, The Landworkers' Alliance

2022 → …

Operations Project Manager, Granville Community Kitchen

2021 → …

Member, Re-Alliance Network

2021 → …


  • G Geography (General)
  • Community
  • Resilience
  • Food Sovereignty
  • Food Justice
  • UK
  • People's knowledge
  • Food system transformation
  • Conviviality
  • Commensality
  • Communal eating
  • Community kitchens
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Community food initiatives
  • Migration, Diversity, Integration, Inequality
  • Participatory Action Research
  • Decolonial thought
  • VIsceral knowledge
  • Lebanon
  • GN Anthropology
  • Food
  • Culture
  • Knowledge
  • Gastronomy
  • Culinary knowledge
  • Food memory
  • Food practices
  • Food habits
  • British cuisine
  • English cuisine
  • Traditional cookbooks
  • Culture orientation
  • Cultural syndromes
  • BF Psychology
  • Embodiment
  • Wellbeing
  • Visual music
  • Psycho-socio-organisational transformations
  • Workplace wellbeing
  • Ethics
  • VIsceral knowledge
  • Sensory knowldge
  • Feeling
  • Perception
  • Body language
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Culture and self


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