Conrad Astley – photo by Barbara Evripidou/

Conrad Astley

Senior Communications Officer

Conrad works across communications disciplines to drive a positive narrative for sustainable proteins in Europe.

Photo credit: Barbara Evripidou/

Areas of expertise: GFI Europe’s work across the board, media relations and social media management.

As a member of our communications team, Conrad uses public relations and digital communications to accelerate Europe’s shift to a sustainable, secure and just food system. He has extensive communications experience from local government, academia, and as a journalist.



Conrad is a member of our communications team. Contact our press office and access media resources.

Latest updates from Conrad

Plant-based food products

Over 50% of Europeans are eating less meat, but taste and price remain biggest barriers to plant-based uptake

More than half of European consumers are eating less meat, but taste and price remain the biggest barriers to wider…

Denmark Parliament supports plant-based investment

Denmark publishes world’s first national action plan for plant-based foods

The Danish government has published the first ever national action plan outlining how the country can transition towards a more…

Meet the researcher: precision fermentation fat

Across Europe, researchers are finding new ways of using well-established technologies to develop sustainable fat with the same the complex…

Catalunya destina 7 milions d’euros a la investigació de proteïnes alternatives

The Good Food Institute Europe, l’organització que promou l’avanç de les proteïnes sostenibles, celebra la inversió de 7 milions d’euros…

Cataluña destina 7 millones de euros a la investigación de proteínas alternativas

Una de las inversiones más grandes jamás realizadas en proteínas alternativas en toda España. El centro ayudará a las empresas…

Catalonia invest €7 million in CiPA hub to lead alternative protein science in Southern Europe

The Center for Innovation in Alternative Proteins (CiPA), based across various sites throughout the region, has been funded by the…

“Le dichiarazioni secondo cui il Parlamento Europeo avrebbe vietato la carne coltivata sono errate” afferma il think tank Good Food Europe 

“La notizia diffusasi in Italia secondo cui la Commissione per l’Agricoltura e lo Sviluppo Rurale del Parlamento Europeo avrebbe adottato…

Cultivated Meat Innovation Challenge winners unlock €1.2 million in additional funding

Companies have received €1.2 million in additional funding from EIT Food to develop innovative products to reduce the cost of…