Leonie Dendler is a postdoctoral research fellow at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment working for the crisis prevention and coordination unit within the risk communication department. Her project focusses on stakeholder management and public engagement in science based consumer protection. She has previously worked for the Sustainable Consumption Institute and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Manchester (UK) and Fudan University (China). An environmental scientist by training with a PhD from Manchester Business School (UK), her wider research interest lies in understanding institutional change processes across international consumption and production systems with a particular focus on food. She is a board member of of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption and member of the Future Earth Knowledge Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production.