Tracy McVeigh is the editor of the Guardian newspaper's philanthropic and foundations-funded journalism projects and an advisory committee member of the Jameel Index for Food Trade and Vulnerability. With a particular passion for bringing more indigenous reporting to the Guardian, Tracey has previously worked as a foreign correspondent with an interest in sub-Saharan Africa and as a foreign editor for the Observer newspaper. She also edits the HerStage newsletter for women from the developing world.
Tracey holds an advisory position as part of the Jameel Index, a research project launched by the Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is developing a comprehensive index addressing countries’ food security vulnerability, dependence on global food trade and how regional-scale threats might affect the ability to trade food goods across diverse geographic regions.
Tracey holds a degree from Glasgow University and is based in London. She is also on the impact advisory board for the School of development studies at the University of Sussex.