Prof. David Leaver

David Leaver

David is from a dairy farming background, and has had a career in agricultural research and education specialising in dairy systems.

He led the establishment of SAC's Crichton Royal Dairy Research Centre and went on to be Professor of Agriculture at Wye College, University of London, and Principal and Chief Executive of the Royal Agricultural College.

Currently he is President of BIAC, chairs the RASE Practice with Science Group, and is a member of the Chief Scientific Adviser's Food Research Partnership and of the Commercial Farmers Group.