Emile Frison

Emile Frison is a member and founder of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food), a senior advisor to the Agroecology Coalition, and an expert on conservation and agricultural biodiversity who has headed global research-for-development organisation Bioversity International for 10 years, and held top positions at several global research institutes. A Belgian national, Emile obtained a masters in Agricultural Sciences from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium and a PhD in Agricultural Science from the University of Gembloux in Belgium.