Professor Webb, a British citizen, is a 19th century explorer at heart. He has a PhD in geography from the UK and is a Fellow of the renowned Royal Geographical Society (RGS). Patrick has lived and worked in some of the world’s most challenging environments, including the Sahara desert in Niger, the Himalayas in Nepal and Tibet, and tropical jungles of East Timor and Uganda. Today, he holds an endowed chair at Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition and an appointment at the Fletcher School. He undertakes field research in a dozen countries of Africa and Asia, but also serves as Technical Adviser for the London-based Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, and the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Food Security and Agriculture.