Katarzyna (Kate) Negacz is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) working on governance for biodiversity and food systems. Her research focuses on non-state and sub-national actors in the global biodiversity governance and the potential of saline degraded lands for sustainable food production.
For more than 12 years she has been involved in research and practice related to sustainable development. She conducted research in Switzerland, Poland, Spain, Taiwan, Germany and the Netherlands. She has published articles, reports, book chapters and policy brief on a variety of earth system governance issues, in particular biodiversity and sustainable consumption.