Speakers at the N8 AgriFood Conference

Dr Riaz Bhunnoo

Director of Global Food Security Programme

Riaz provides strategic leadership to the Global Food Security (GFS) programme and drives forward cross-stakeholder, interdisciplinary activities in partnership with the UK public funders of food security research. He has worked at BBSRC (who formally lead the multi-partner programme) since 2005, and in that time has undertaken secondments to the RCUK Executive Directorate to work on cross-Council research coordination and policy, and the Gates Foundation to work on Grand Challenge Explorations. Riaz is a strong advocate of interdisciplinary working to tackle the biggest challenges facing society.