Anja Lyngbaek is the Associate Programmes Director of Local Futures. She holds a BSc in Rural Resource Management and a MPhil. in Agroforestry. She has worked on food & farming and the strengthening of local economies for 30 years, in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Anja lives in Mexico, where she has co-founded a local NGO focused on improving lives through sustainable place-based solutions and contributed to a variety of educational initiatives with emphasis on knowledge and skills for a fair and healthy future. Anja gives talks, runs workshop and courses about localisation as a systemic strategy for change.