Department for International Trade - Bioeconomy (London)
Elizabeth has expertise and experience in plant sciences, and technology development more broadly across the agri-food sector. Previously as Head of the food, water and environment issues team in the Government Office for Science, she provided support to the Government Chief Scientific Adviser. She also led the GO-Science Review of how the Department of Health manages and uses science to inform the development of policies. Elizabeth previously worked for the former Department of Trade and Industry Technology Program
on program delivery working closely with technological sectors and their user industries.
In the UK Department for International Development she managed research programs to develop appropriate technologies for different agricultural production systems in low and middle-income countries (Africa, Asia, Latin America and Caribbean). She worked for 10
years at the International Centre for Wheat and Maize Improvement in Mexico, in maize breeding, wheat pathology and seed health programs.