Tony Heron is Professor of International Political Economy at the University of York, UK. He is currently serving as a Parliamentary Academic Fellow to the House of Commons International Trade Committee. Tony is the author of three books and numerous articles and book chapters with many of the world’s leading academic journals and publishers. Tony’s current work is centred on interdisciplinary global food systems research, sustainability governance in global value chains, the political economy of the UK’s independent trade policy and the politics agricultural reform in the context of Brexit. Tony is co-editor of the journal New Political Economy.