Our External Advisory Board meets twice a year and includes representatives from across the agrifood sector.

Janet Bainbridge OBE

Chair, External Advisory Board

Alison Austin

Director, Environment and Business

Adam Bedford

North East Regional Director, National Farmers' Union

Sue Davies

Chief Policy Advisor, Which?

Sara Eppel

Director, Eppel Sustainability

Professor Julie Fitzpatrick, OBE

Scientific Director Moredun Research Institute, Chief Executive Moredun Group

Tom Jenkins

Senior Innovation Lead for Agriculture and Food, Innovate UK

Dr Katherine Kahn

Senior Programme Officer, Science and Technology, Gates Foundation

Professor Ian Noble

Leader, Global Category Platforms Group, Mondelez

Professor Deborah Smith

Special Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Mark Suthern

National Head of Agriculture, Barclays Bank