Erik Mathijs, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Erik Mathijs is Director of SFERE (Sustainable Food Economies Research Group) and Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, KU Leuven. He holds a Master’s degree in Bioscience Engineering (1991) and a PhD in Agricultural Economics (1998), both from KU Leuven. His research focuses on the transformation of the agricultural and food system towards sustainability and resilience. He is coordinator of the FP7 project TRANSMANGO and the Horizon2020 project SUFISA. He acted respectively as rapporteur and chair of the expert group of the 3rd (2011) and 4th (2015) Foresight Exercise for the EU’s Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR).
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