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Bruce Napier

Bruce Napier

Vegetable Specialist | Quality Manager | Biological Safety Officer

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Bruce Napier was appointed as the Vegetable Specialist at NIAB in November 2005 and also holds the positions of Biological Safety Officer (since July 2008) and Quality Manager (since September 2015).

A biologist by training and from a research driven farming background, Bruce has over 25 years’ experience in applied research in agriculture, delivering contracts and research projects. Bruce’s role involves crop specific advice on vegetable varieties and crop production; vegetable research; and contract management of trial services.

Across NIAB his ‘Quality’ role is to assist with maintenance and delivery of accreditations including ISO9001:2015; ISTA; and ORETO (GEP). The biological safety requires compliance to GM regulations and the approval and advising on risk assessments (to the environment and human health).