Professor Sir Charles Godfray CBE FRS

Charles Godfray is a population biologist with broad interests in science and the interplay of science and policy.  He has spent his career at the University of Oxford and Imperial College London. His research involves experimental and theoretical studies in population and community ecology, epidemiology and evolutionary biology. He is particularly interested in food security and chaired the Lead Expert Group of the UK Government Office of Science’s Foresight project on the Future of Food and Farming (2011), and is currently chair of Defra’s Science Advisory Council.