Scott Drimie

Scott Drimie leads a research and facilitation consultancy focused on food systems in southern Africa, which has focused primarily on food policy and the facilitation of new institutional arrangements for food system governance. Complimenting this, Scott’s academic career pivots on his role as Associate Professor (Extraordinary) in the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences and a Senior Lecturer (Extraordinary) at the Sustainability Institute, School of Public Leadership, both at Stellenbosch University. Scott has directed the Southern African Food Lab ( since October 2013. This is a multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together stakeholders in the regional food system to identify and pilot innovative means to achieve long-term, sustainable food security.