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School of Agriculture, Policy and Development staff.

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Our staff

Support staff

School Board

Position

Name

Telephone

Email

Head of School Professor Julian Park +44 (0) 118 378 6686 j.r.park@reading.ac.uk
Deputy Head of School Professor Chris Reynolds +44 (0) 118 378 4684 c.k.reynolds@reading.ac.uk
Head of Agri-Food Economics and Social Sciences Research Division Professor Kelvin Balcombe +44 (0) 118 378 8298 k.g.balcombe@reading.ac.uk
Head of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Research Division Professor Michael Shaw +44 (0) 118 378 8093 m.w.shaw@reading.ac.uk
School Director of Teaching and Learning Ms Rebecca Jerrome +44 (0) 118 378 6289 r.m.jerrome@reading.ac.uk 
School Director of Research Students Professor Elizabeth Robinson +44 (0) 118 378 5039 e.j.robinson@reading.ac.uk
Director of Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics Dr Sarah Cardey +44 (0) 118 378 6594 s.p.cardey@reading.ac.uk
Senior Tutor Mr Nick Beard +44 (0) 118 378 8299 n.f.beard@reading.ac.uk
School and Building Manager Mrs Bridget Green +44 (0) 118 378 8482 b.h.green@reading.ac.uk

AGRI-ENVIRONMENT STAFF

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

Dr Matthieu Arnoult Business Developer (Climate Smart Agriculture Booster) +44 (0) 118 378 8389 m.h.p.arnoult@reading.ac.uk
Dr Tom Breeze Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6149 t.d.breeze@reading.ac.uk
Dr Marie Dittmann Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 7018 m.t.dittmann@reading.ac.uk
Dr Mike Garratt Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6149 m.p.garratt@reading.ac.uk
Dr Robbie Girling Lecturer in Agro-ecology and Sustainable Agriculture +44 (0) 118 378 8487 r.girling@reading.ac.uk
Dr Mark Hirons Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 7116 m.a.hirons@reading.ac.uk
Ms Rebecca Jerrome School Director of Teaching and Learning; Lecturer in Environment and Development +44 (0) 118 378 6289 r.m.jerrome@reading.ac.uk
Dr Kate Johnson Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 k.f.johnson@reading.ac.uk
Dr Martin Lukac Lecturer in Crop Science +44 (0) 118 378 8470 m.lukac@reading.ac.uk
Dr Alice Mauchline Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 a.l.mauchline@reading.ac.uk
Dr Simon Mortimer Group Head of Agri-Environment; Associate Professor in Environmental Land Management +44 (0) 118 378 8475 s.r.mortimer@reading.ac.uk
Professor Julian Park Head of School; Professor of Agricultural Systems and Education +44 (0) 118 378 6686 j.r.park@reading.ac.uk
Professor Simon Potts Professor of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Science +44 (0) 118 378 6154 s.g.potts@reading.ac.uk
Dr Gillian Rose Teaching Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6527 g.rose@reading.ac.uk
Dr Deepa Senapathi Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 4541 g.d.senapathi@reading.ac.uk
Dr Shovonial Roy Lecturer in Remote Sensing in Ecosystems Sciences +44 (0) 118 378 8944 shovonial.roy@reading.ac.uk
Professor Mark Tibbett Professor of Soil Ecology +44 (0) 118 378 6026 m.tibbett@reading.ac.uk
Mr Martin Wagner Sessional Lecturer +44 (0) 118 378 6535 m.a.wagner@reading.ac.uk

AGRI-FOOD ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES staff

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

Dr Andrew Ainslie Lecturer in International Rural Development +44 (0) 118 378 8157 a.m.ainslie@reading.ac.uk
Dr Francisco Areal Lecturer in Environmental Economics +44 (0) 118 378 8970 f.j.areal@reading.ac.uk
Dr Alex Arnall Lecturer in Agriculture and Development +44 (0) 118 378 8369 a.h.arnall@reading.ac.uk
Professor Kelvin Balcombe Head of Agri-Food Economics and Social Sciences Research Division; Professor of Applied Econometrics +44 (0) 118 378 6484 k.g.balcombe@reading.ac.uk
Dr Nick Bardsley Lecturer in Climate Change Economics +44 (0) 118 378 4545 n.o.bardsley@reading.ac.uk
Mr Nick Beard Senior Tutor +44 (0) 118 378 8299 n.f.beard@reading.ac.uk
Professor Richard Bennett Research Dean; Professor of Agricultural Economics +44 (0) 118 378 6478 r.m.bennett@reading.ac.uk
Dr Sarah Cardey Director of Graduate Institute of International Development and Applied Economics; Lecturer in International Development +44 (0) 118 378 6594 s.p.cardey@reading.ac.uk
Dr Graham Clarkson Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 5036 g.clarkson@reading.ac.uk
Mr Edward Collins  Teaching Fellow in Marketing    edward.collins@reading.ac.uk
Dr Jo Davies Teaching Fellow in International Development +44 (0) 118 378 6747 joanne.davies@reading.ac.uk
Professor Peter Dorward Associate Professor in Rural Systems and Management +44 (0) 118 378 8492 p.t.dorward@reading.ac.uk
Dr Filippos Exadaktylos Marie Curie Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6150 f.exadaktylos@reading.ac.uk
Dr Eleanor Fisher Associate Professor in International Rural Development +44 (0) 118 378 8883 e.fisher@reading.ac.uk
Dr Yiorgos Gadanakis Lecturer in Agricultural Business Management +44 (0) 118 378 6065 g.gadanakis@reading.ac.uk
Professor Nikos Georgantzis Professor of Behavioral Economics +44 (0) 118 378 7098 n.georgantzis@reading.ac.uk
Dr Garth Holloway Associate Professor in Agricultural and Food Economics +44 (0) 118 378 6775 garth.holloway@reading.ac.uk
Mr Philip Jones Senior Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 8186 p.j.jones@reading.ac.uk
Dr Ariane Kehlbacher Lecturer in Food Economics +44 (0) 118 378 7702 a.kehlbacher@reading.ac.uk
Dr Anna Macready Lecturer in Consumer Behaviour & Marketing +44 (0) 118 378 6290 a.l.macready@reading.ac.uk
Dr Elena Millan Lecturer in Consumer Research and Marketing +44 (0) 118 378 6193 e.s.millan@reading.ac.uk
Dr Giuseppe Nocella Lecturer in Agricultural Marketing +44 (0) 118 378 8904 g.nocella@reading.ac.uk
Dr Henny Osbahr Associate Professor in International Development +44 (0) 118 378 8314 h.osbahr@reading.ac.uk
Dr Simone Pfuderer Postdoctoral Research Assistant +44 (0) 118 378 5036 s.pfuderer@reading.ac.uk
Dr Harley Pope Innovative Food Systems Education Coordinator (Teaching Fellow) +44 (0) 118 378 6747 h.a.n.pope@reading.ac.uk
Professor Elizabeth Robinson School Director of Research Students; Professor of Environmental Economics +44 (0) 118 378 5039 e.j.robinson@reading.ac.uk
Dr Matthias Siebold Lecturer in Agricultural Business Management +44 (0) 118 378 m.a.siebold@reading.ac.uk
Dr C S Srinivasan Senior Lecturer in Agricultural and Development Economics +44 (0) 118 378 8966 c.s.srinivasan@reading.ac.uk
Professor Richard Tiffin Director of Agrimetrics; Professor of Applied Economics +44 (0) 118 378 8965 j.r.tiffin@reading.ac.uk
Professor Richard Tranter Director of Centre of Agricultural Strategy; Research Professor +44 (0) 118 378 8155 r.b.tranter@reading.ac.uk
Mr Nick Walker Graduate Teaching Assistant in Consumer Behaviour and Marketing +44 (0) 118 378 8495 n.walker@reading.ac.uk
Dr Galine Yanon Research Scientist (National Centre for Atmospheric Science) +44 (0) 118 378 6527 g.yanon@reading.ac.uk
Dr Giacomo Zanello Lecturer in Food Economics and Health +44 (0) 118 378 8971 g.zanello@reading.ac.uk

ANIMAL, DAIRY AND FOOD CHAIN SCIENCES staff

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

Professor Ian Givens Director Centre for Food, Nutrition and Health; Professor of Food Chain Nutrition +44 (0) 118 378 8491 d.i.givens@reading.ac.uk
Dr Dave Humphries Head of Specialist Units - CEDAR +44 (0) 118 378 2977 d.j.humphries@reading.ac.uk
Mr Barney Jones Head of Applied Unit - CEDAR +44 (0) 118 378 2976 a.k.jones@reading.ac.uk
Dr Darren Juniper Lecturer +44 (0) 118 378 6566 d.t.juniper@reading.ac.uk
Dr Kirsty Kliem Senior Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 8481 k.e.kliem@reading.ac.uk
Mr James Lamburn Director of University Farms +44 (0) 118 976 1722 j.lamburn@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Becky Morgan Research Assistant +44 (0) 118 378 8494 r.morgan@reading.ac.uk
Dr Rebecca Meagher Lecturer in Dairy Animal Science +44 (0) 118 378 8494 r.k.meagher@reading.ac.uk
Dr Rachael Neal Lecturer in Animal Science +44 (0) 118 378 6576 r.a.neal@reading.ac.uk
Mr Richard Pilgrim Laboratory Research Associate +44 (0) 118 378 6202 r.d.pilgrim@reading.ac.uk
Dr Partha Ray Lecturer in Dairy Animal Science +44 (0) 118 378 6380 p.p.ray@reading.ac.uk
Professor Chris Reynolds Group Head of Animals, Dairy and Food Chain Sciences; Deputy Head of School; Director of Centre for Dairy Research; Professor of Animal and Dairy Science +44 (0) 118 378 4684 c.k.reynolds@reading.ac.uk
Dr Caroline Rymer Lecturer in Animal Science +44 (0) 118 378 6436 c.rymer@reading.ac.uk
Dr Sokratis Stergiadis Lecturer in Animal Science +44 (0) 118 378 6634 s.stergiadis@reading.ac.uk
Professor Christine Williams Director of Food, Agriculture and Health; Professor of Human Nutrition +44 (0) 118 378 8476 c.m.williams@reading.ac.uk

CROP PRODUCTION staff

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

Dr Deepti Angra Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 deepti.angra@reading.ac.uk
Dr Jake Bishop Lecturer in Crop Science and Production +44 (0) 118 378 6510 j.bishop@reading.ac.uk
Dr Tijana Blanusa RHS Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6628 t.blanusa@reading.ac.uk
Dr Andrew Daymond Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6628 a.j.daymond@reading.ac.uk
Mr Paul De La Warr Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 8498 p.n.delawarr@reading.ac.uk
Professor Geoff Dixon Visiting Professor +44 (0) 118 378 8480 g.r.dixon@reading.ac.uk
Professor Jim Dunwell Professor +44 (0) 118 378 6313 j.dunwell@reading.ac.uk
Professor Richard Ellis Director of Health Partnership; Professor of Crop Production +44 (0) 118 378 8488 r.h.ellis@reading.ac.uk
Dr Andrew Goodall Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 8389 a.j.goodall@reading.ac.uk
Professor Paul Hadley Professor +44 (0) 118 378 8074 p.hadley@reading.ac.uk
Dr John Hammond Principal Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6676 j.p.hammond@reading.ac.uk
Dr Hannah Jones Senior Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6056 h.e.jones@reading.ac.uk
Miss Fiona Lahive Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 8498 f.m.lahive@reading.ac.uk
Professor David Midmore Visiting Professor +44 (0) 118 378 8480 d.j.midmore@reading.ac.uk
Dr Alistair Murdoch Associate Professor in Crop and Weed Science +44 (0) 118 378 6746 a.j.murdoch@reading.ac.uk
Dr Maryam Naseh Zadeh Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 m.nasehzadeh@reading.ac.uk
Dr Ekemini Obok Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6380 ekemini.obok@reading.ac.uk
Dr Matthew Ordidge Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 7018 m.ordidge@reading.ac.uk
Professor Donal O'Sullivan Group Head of Crop Production; Professor of Crop Science +44 (0) 118 378 6729 d.m.osullivan@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Barbara Pembroke Teaching Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 8484 b.pembroke@reading.ac.uk
Professor Michael Shaw Head of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Research Division; Professor +44 (0) 118 378 8093 m.w.shaw@reading.ac.uk
Professor Peter Shewry Professor of Crop Science and Health +44 (0) 118 378 7095 p.r.shewry@reading.ac.uk
Dr Paola Tosi Senior Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 8119 p.tosi@reading.ac.uk
Dr Chris Turnbull Postdoctoral Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 5530 c.j.turnbull@reading.ac.uk
Dr Ihsan Ullah Research Technician +44 (0) 118 378 5530 b.pembroke@reading.ac.uk
Dr Andy Wetten Senior Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 6380 a.c.wetten@reading.ac.uk

ADMINISTRATIVE staff

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

Miss Elena Carp Executive Administrator +44 (0) 118 378 4676 e.carp@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Bridget Green School and Building Manager +44 (0) 118 378 8482 b.h.green@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Caroline Hallam-Baker Agri-metrics Administrator +44 (0) 118 378 5189 c.hallam-baker@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Teresa Hicks Executive Administrator +44 (0) 118 378 8152 t.m.hicks@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Holly Holdsworth Executive Administrator +44 (0) 118 378 4676 h.f.holdsworth@reading.ac.uk
Miss Sue Munroe Records Secretary (CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1722 s.j.munroe@reading.ac.uk
Miss Mollie Smith Executive Administrator/School Secretary (PA to Head of School) +44 (0) 118 378 4549 m.smith4@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Elaine Tetlow Secretary (CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1722 e.tetlow@reading.ac.uk
Ms Christine Williams Executive Administrator (Finance) +44 (0) 118 378 6157 c.p.williams@reading.ac.uk

STUDENT SUPPORT staff

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

Mrs Karen Garrod Post Graduate Research Administrator +44 (0) 118 378 4108 k.a.garrod@reading.ac.uk
Dr Georgia Koromila Programme Administrator +44 (0) 118 378 8158 georgia.koromila@reading.ac.uk
Miss Carrie Mcfetrich Student Support Co-ordinator +44 (0) 118 378 6041 c.l.mcfetrich@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Amy Parkinson Programme Administrator +44 (0) 118 378 4264 amy.parkinson@reading.ac.uk
Miss Emily Parsons Senior Programme Administrator +44 (0) 118 378 8473 e.l.parsons@reading.ac.uk
Mr Ollie Taplin Programme Administrator +44 (0) 118 378 5416

o.taplin@reading.ac.uk

Marketing and Communications

Mrs Donna Hatchett Marketing, Media and Communications Manager +44 (0) 118 378 5029 d.hatchett@reading.ac.uk
Miss Laura McWaters Marketing Coordinator   +44 (0) 118 378 8758  laura.mcwaters@reading.ac.uk

Core technical staff

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

Dr Steve Ansell Health & Safety Co-ordinator +44 (0) 118 378 6155 s.ansell@reading.ac.uk
Mr Richard Casebow Technical Manager (Crops Research Unit, Sonning Farm) +44 (0) 118 969 1804 r.j.casebow@reading.ac.uk
Mr Liam Doherty Senior Teaching and Research Technician +44 (0) 118 378 7868 l.g.doherty@reading.ac.uk
Dr George Gibbings Technical Manager - Teaching and Research +44 (0) 118 378 6155 j.g.gibbings@reading.ac.uk
Ms Caroline Hadley Senior Technician - Teaching and Research (Crops Research Unit, Sonning Farm) +44 (0) 118 969 1804 c.j.hadley@reading.ac.uk
Mr Chris Humphrey Senior Technician - Teaching and Research +44 (0) 118 378 6714 c.j.humphrey@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Val Jasper Senior Technician - Teaching and Research (Controlled Environment Lab) +44 (0) 118 378 7953 v.a.jasper@reading.ac.uk
Mr William Johnson Trainee Teaching and Research Technician +44 (0) 118 378 8070 w.r.johnson@reading.ac.uk
Mr David McLay Technician - Teaching and Research (Crops Research Unit, Sonning Farm) +44 (0) 118 969 1804 d.i.mclay@reading.ac.uk
Mr Matthew Richardson Senior Technician - Teaching and Research (Workshops & Controlled Environment, Harborne Building) +44 (0) 118 378 7953 m.j.richardson@reading.ac.uk

CEDAR technical staff

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

Mr Ellis Adlam Field Foreman (Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1722 (internal 2974) e.adlam@reading.ac.uk
Mr Peter Allen Farm/Estates Maintenance (Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1722 p.g.allen@reading.ac.uk
Miss Debbie Cockman Animal Technician (Metabolism Unit, CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1680 d.a.cockman@reading.ac.uk
Mr Colin Green Technician (CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 0964 colin.green@reading.ac.uk
Mr Andy Hicks Technician (CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 0538 a.j.hicks@reading.ac.uk
Mr Michael Hill Herdsperson (Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1722 (internal 2973) @reading.ac.uk
Mr Paul Kirton Research Technician (Metabolism Unit, CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1680 p.kirton@reading.ac.uk
Mr Stuart Lamb Herd Manager (Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1722 (internal 2975) s.w.lamb@reading.ac.uk
Miss Nicola Lancaster Senior Herdsperson (Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1722 (internal 2973) n.j.lancaster@reading.ac.uk
Mr Alistair Smith Animal Technician (Applied Unit, CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 0964 alistair.smith@reading.ac.uk
Mr Rafal Szoka Lead Dairy Technician (Applied Unit, CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 0964 r.szoka@reading.ac.uk
Mr Tomasz Szoka Animal Technician (Applied Unit, CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 0964 t.szoka@reading.ac.uk
Miss Anna Thomson Animal Technician (Metabolism Unit, CEDAR Hall Farm) +44 (0) 118 976 1680 a.l.thomson@reading.ac.uk
Mr Jack Waller Mechanic/General Farm Worker, Hall Farm +44 (0) 118 976 1722 j.c.waller@reading.ac.uk

Crops technical staff

Name

Position

Telephone

Email

Mr Michael Dawes Glasshouse Technician +44 (0) 118 987 5123 m.j.dawes@reading.ac.uk
Mr James Hadley Crop Technician j.hadley@reading.ac.uk
Mr Mike Judd Unit Supervisor (Sonning Farm) +44 (0) 118 969 3168 m.judd@reading.ac.uk
Miss Heather Lake Technician (Cocoa Quarantine Unit) +44 (0) 118 976 0355 h.lake@reading.ac.uk
Mrs Amanda Page Technician (Cocoa Quarantine Unit) +44 (0) 118 976 0355 amanda.page@reading.ac.uk
Mr Edward Venison Research Technician, National Fruit Collection +44 (0) 118 378 7868 e.p.venison@reading.ac.uk

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