Aine is Head of Communications and Collaboration at Sustainable Food Trust. As a graduate of Slow Food’s ‘University of Gastronomic Sciences.’ She recently returned to the UK after 4 years of living in Bra, Italy. As a founding member of Slow Food’s ‘Youth Food Movement’ she was responsible for developing Slow Food’s international youth outreach programme.
In 2008 and 2010 she coordinated youth participation at the international bi-annual meeting of world food communities, Terra Madre. She returned to the UK in 2009 to work as Communications Manager for the Soil Association’s Organic Food Festival, where she met Patrick Holden for the first time. After returning to the UK, Aine worked developing content for the School of Artisan Food and since February 2012 has taken on developing communications and collaboration activities for Sustainable Food Trust.