Matthew Fielding

Deputy Director of the Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative

Matthew Fielding is the Deputy Director of the SIANI (Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative) platform and the Co-leader of the SEI Initiative on Governing Bioeconomy Pathways. He has 15 years’ experience working on environment and sustainable development issues as a researcher, project manager and communicator in locations ranging from remote Amazon rainforest to northern Sierra Leone to Bangkok, Thailand. His training in both social and natural sciences allows him to work with development from a multidisciplinary perspective on diverse projects such as smallholder agriculture, soil health and rural livelihoods. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.