Ari Sadanandom (University of Durham)
Professor Keith Lindsey
Professor of Plant Molecular Biology
Keith Lindsey is Professor of Plant Molecular Biology at Durham University, whose research focuses on the developmental biology of plants, including functional genomics and the molecular control mechanisms in root development.
Prof. John Quinton (Lancaster University)
Professor of Soil Science
John Quinton is Professor of Soil Science at Lancaster University, whose research on soil security focuses on soil erosion and sustainability, and the transport of contaminants in overland flow.
The University of Manchester
Prof. Bruce Grieve (Chair and Academic Lead for Manchester)
Director of e-Agri Sensors Centre
Bruce Grieve is a chartered engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) who has spent 20 years of his career in the field of online analysis, measurement and informatics research and development within pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
The University of Sheffield
Prof. Duncan Cameron (University of Sheffield)
Professor of Plant and Soil Biology
Duncan Cameron is a University Research Fellow and Professor of Plant and Soil Biology based at the University of Sheffield’s Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, whose research focuses on the evolution and physiology of symbioses between plant roots and soil micro-organisms.
University of Leeds
Professor Les Firbank
Les is an agro-ecologist with interests in sustainable agriculture, land management and food production.