Natalia Brzezina

Natalia Brzezina is a PhD candidate in the Division of Bioeconomics, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at KU Leuven (Belgium) and active member of Groupe de Bruges. She holds MSc in Agriculture and Commodity Sciences from Warsaw University of Life Sciences (Poland) and MSc in Food Chain Systems from Cranfield University (UK). In addition to her academic background, she gathered professional experience as a trainee inter alia in plant breeding company Hodowla Roślin Strzelce Sp. z o.o. (Strzelce, Poland), in beverage processing plant Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd. (Milton Keynes, UK) and at European Commission in the Organic Farming Unit of Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (Brussels, Belgium).  In her current research conducted within the EU FP7 project TRANSMANGO (Assessment of the impact of global drivers of change on Europe’s food and nutrition security), she uses foresight methodologies to investigate how to formulate the EU organic farming policy under uncertainty towards resilience of the food system to distinct socio-economic and environmental drivers of change.