John Baines is the Projects Advisor at GICD providing strategic support in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. John brings to the GICD his extensive experience and professionalism. He is Senior Vice President of the Institution of Environmental Sciences. He has led projects such as Professional Practice for Sustainable Development, been a tutor on the Education for Sustainability Masters programme at London South Bank University for 15 years, provided consultancy and training programmes on Environmental Education and Training for EcoSchools, NGOs, national governments, local government and the private sector. He was Director of the Council for Environmental Education (1978-1988), and has represented the UK government and NGOs at national and international events. He has published over 40 school books and education packs including the most notable Food and Farming book.