Ros Lloyd

Head of Communications
+44 (0) 1223 342313 / +44 (0) 7711 568164

Ros manages and produces NIAB’s PR and communications, conveying all aspects of work carried out by NIAB, through various channels including events, web, social media, publications and press, to meet member and stakeholder needs.

With nearly 30 years of experience in farming and scientific communications, working both in-house and within specialist agencies, Ros understands the challenges of communicating effectively across a range of audiences. Her experience of the agricultural industry at a practical, technical and strategic level sits alongside a proven track record in developing and providing a range of communication platforms, working with colleagues and clients to ensure their messages to established and new audiences are innovative, accessible, targeted and timely.

With a degree in agricultural crop and soil science from the University of Edinburgh and a crop protection postgraduate diploma from Harper Adams University, a Scottish Borders farmer's daughter and married to a distributor agronomist, Ros's previous industry experience also includes working as a distributor agronomist with BASIS, FACTS and cereal crop inspector qualifications, a technical officer for an international plant breeder and freelance journalist for a national arable title.