Speakers at the N8 AgriFood Conference

Professor Les Firbank

Chair in Sustainable Agriculture, University of Leeds

Les Firbank is an ecologist at the University of Leeds researching into interactions between farming and the environment, where he focuses on the meaning and measurement of agricultural sustainability. He is increasingly promoting urban food systems at Leeds, through the Leeds Food Partnership which leads the development of the Leeds Food Strategy. He was N8 AgriFood Theme 1 lead 2015-2017, and is Speciality Editor for Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems on Sustainable Intensification and Ecosystem Services.