Women taking centre-stage in UK Agri-Tech sector

Lyndsay Chapman, Chief Executive of fellow Agri-Tech Innovation Centre CIEL was featured in a story by UKRI on inspiring women earlier this month.

The feature, published to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, highlighted Lyndsay’s wealth of experience in the sector and her long-standing work promoting British Food, Farming and the wider environment.

Speaking of the need to attract more women into working within the agri-tech innovation field the CIEL boss said: ‘In general women are enquiring and will ask different questions and therefore arrive at different solutions to questions in the agri-tech space. They are also natural collaborators.’ Read the full article at UKRI.

For more inspiring women check out our CHAP blogs, featuring Professor Jane Rickson at Cranfield University, Professor Janet Bainbridge, Chief Executive of UKTI, Liberty Produce co-founder  Zeina Chapman, Emma Kelcher, Technical Manager of Elveden Farms, and CHAP’s own Innovation Hub Lead Dr Jenna Ross and board member Hannah Senior.

CHAP is also proud of the fact that it has a team of great women in senior roles, including Non-Executive Directors Caroline Drummond and Hannah Senior, Innovation Director Dr Ruth Bastow, Finance Director Kelly Crowther-Riley, Commercial Director Linsey Cresswell and Operations Director Sarah van Aswegen.


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