Dr Richard Harrison was appointed as the Director of Cambridge Crop Research in May 2019.
Executive & Senior Team
Nick manages the service delivery from NIAB’s Field Trial, Glasshouse and Laboratory teams covering agricultural and horticultural crop species. He ensure NIAB works with industry to find solutions for the efficacy testing or evaluation of their material, technology or variety, ensures projects are run efficiently, cost effectively and successfully and acts as the channel for new customers to rapidly get connected with the correct specialist and determine their needs.
Juno has over 20 years of experience leading and managing applied research, technical services, knowledge exchange and product development for agri-business and currently provides leadership for NIAB's innovation and commercialisation activities as Director of NIAB Ventures. Juno also serves on the Advisory Board of the British Crop Production Council and on the Executive Management Team of Agrimetrics - the UK Agri-Tech Centre for data science, analytics and modelling in the agrifood sector.
Mark is on the NIAB Executive and is responsible for HR, facilities, farm operations at Cambridge and East Malling and health and safety.
Professor Mario Caccamo was appointed as the Head of Crop Bioinformatics at NIAB on 1st August 2015 and Managing Director of NIAB EMR in 2017.
A computer scientist by training, Professor Caccamo has over 15 years’ experience in life science research and big data, including specific projects to apply the latest DNA sequencing technologies and bioinformatics methods to advance scientific understanding of crop genetics and the interaction of agricultural crops with their environment.
Bill Clark was appointed as the Technical Director at NIAB in March 2012. A plant pathologist by training, Bill has extensive experience in plant biology and applied plant science and has a special interest in knowledge transfer.
Bill was formerly the Director of Broom’s Barn Research Centre, the UK National Sugar Beet Research Centre, based near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk.
Tina, a plant geneticist well-known for her scientific achievements and significant experience in the agricultural crop sector, is the CEO of NIAB.