2014-04-25   facebook twitter rss

BCPC Board Strengthened by New Trustees Appointments

BCPC Chairman, Dr Colin Ruscoe has announced the appointment of three additional Trustees to the BCPC Board.

“I am really delighted that Tom Bals, Stephen Howe and John Pickett, have agreed to participate actively in BCPC’s governance and join the BCPC Board of Trustees,” says Dr Ruscoe. “They are three distinguished individuals, with a great wealth of knowledge and experience in the crop production industry, representing very diverse aspects of BCPC’s range of activities.”

Prof. John Pickett, CBE, DSc, FRS – one of the new Trustees to BCPC’s Board.

Prof. John Pickett, CBE, DSc, FRS – one of
the new Trustees to BCPC’s Board

Tom Bals is chairman of Micron Sprayers Limited, a UK-based company with global sales. He has over 30 years experience developing and commercialising innovative application equipment.

Stephen Howe, a practising farmer and chairman of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists has worked for many years in agricultural publishing, including as Editor of Farmers Weekly.

Prof. John Pickett is the Michael Elliott Distinguished Research Fellow at Rothamsted Research. He leads research into Chemical Ecology and is involved in many other research activities internationally. John also provides advice to BCPC on the content of its major publications, such as The Pesticide Manual and The Manual of Biocontrol Agents.


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