Clunie Keenleyside

Senior Fellow

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7799 2244

Specialist Subjects:

agri-environment policy, CAP reform, forestry policy, High Nature Value farming, EU rural development policy, agroforestry


Before joining IEEP in 2009 Clunie ran her own policy consultancy and held senior advisory posts in the government countryside agencies in England and Wales, where she led the development of agri-environment schemes focused on biodiversity conservation. She has more than 20 years’ practical experience of the design, implementation and monitoring of CAP policies for environmental land management across the EU, and has acted as an expert adviser on projects in Estonia, Poland, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Serbia and Turkey. Current interests include the integration of EU agricultural, forestry and nature conservation policies at Member State level and the use of results-based payments for environmental land management. Clunie has a degree in agriculture from Cambridge University and an MSc in ecology from Aberdeen University.

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