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Women In Food & Farming – August Broadcast with Guest Speaker Dr Helen Ferrier, Chief Science & Regulatory Affairs Adviser at NFU.
Episode 1203rd August 2022 • Beanstalk Global • Max MacGillivray
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In our August Broadcast, we are delighted to be joined by Dr Helen Ferrier, Chief Science and Regulatory Affairs Adviser at NFU and Trustee Director of NIAB Board.

Helen leads the National Farmers’ Union’s policy and advocacy work on agricultural and horticultural science and research, biotechnology, data, and food safety, on behalf of the NFU’s 55,000 members in England and Wales. Based at NFU HQ in Warwickshire, she leads a policy team covering plant health and crop protection, farm safety, skills and training, transport, labour and employment. Helen is a non-executive Director of the NIAB Board, chair of the Crop Science Centre Alliance Board and is a member of many other groups and panels in the agrifood and research community.

Before joining the NFU in 2004, Helen was a research scientist at Imperial College London, working on probabilistic modelling of dietary exposure to pesticides. She has an academic background in environment and human health, epidemiology and environmental science.

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