PhD Candidate, Political Economy, Macquarie University

Brigit is currently a PhD candidate researching the dimensions of food security policy in developed economies. She is a member of the Sydney Food Fairness Alliance.

In a past professional life, she was also an electrical engineer specialising in energy generation and transmission projects.


  • 1995–1998
    Account Manager - Local Government, Sydney Water
  • 1988–1991
    Project Engineer, Merz & McLellan Consulting Engineers


  • 2010 
    Macquarie University, Master of Policy & Applied Social Research
  • 1978 
    Universite de Paris Nord, France, Bachelor of Engineering (Electricity)


  • 2012
    The question of a reasonable price for food: Policy alternatives to control food price inflation, Springer

Research Areas

  • Public Policy (160510)
  • Food Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified (090899)


Received the Vice-Chacellor Commendation for Academic Excellence in 2010, at completion of Master Degree in Policy and Social Research