Speakers at the N8 AgriFood Conference


Professor Bob Doherty (Chair)

Professor of Marketing and Chair in AgriFood.

Bob Doherty is Professor of Marketing and Chair in Agrifood at The York Management School, University of York.  He is also principal investigator on a large 4-year interdisciplinary research programme (£3.4m) awarded in 2016 on food systems resilience titled ‘IKnowFood’, funded by the Global Food Security Fund. He is also Co-Investigator on the ESRC grant ‘Sustainable Consumption, the Middle Classes and Agri-food Ethics in the Global South’ and has developed an institutional link with Chiang Mai University, through the Newton Fund Grant ‘Pathways to transformation of small-scale agriculture in the Mekong Region’. Recently, Bob has been seconded as a policy fellow into UK Government Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on a new science research programme launched to inform DEFRA policy making:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/science-research-programme-launched-to-inform-defra-policy-making