Dr Hannah Lambie-Mumford is a Research Fellow at Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI), University of Sheffield. Hannah’s research focuses on food insecurity, the rise of emergency food provision and the human right to food. Hannah is the author of Hungry Britain: the rise of food charity (published by Policy Press, 2017) and was co-editor of the 2015 themed section of Social Policy and Society (Vol. 14 Issue 3) ‘Hunger, Food and Social Policy in Austerity’. Hannah has done research on these issues for funders including the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Hannah is currently leading a British Academy funded programme of empirical research in Germany, Spain and the UK entitled ‘Changing Nature of Social Care in an Era of Austerity: The rise of food banks across Europe’. Hannah also sits on Child Poverty Action Group’s (CPAG) Policy Advisory Committee and is a registered specialist with the Food Standard Agency (FSA).