Dr Belinda Clarke is the Director of Agri-TechE (formerly known as Agri-Tech East), Europe’s largest commercial membership network. Agri-TechE connects farmers and growers with researchers, technologists, entrepreneurs and investors using innovation to enhance the economic growth, agricultural productivity and environmental sustainability of the agri-food value chain and was named national Networking Group of the Year at the UK SME Business Awards 2019.
Belinda is a member of the Council of UKRI-BBSRC, is also a Trustee of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association and a Non-Executive Director of Agrimetrics, one of the UK’s Agri-Tech Centres.
She has a first degree in Natural Sciences (Part II Plant Sciences) from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in plant biochemistry from the John Innes Centre. She is a Nuffield Scholar, Associate of the Royal Agricultural Councils, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, Chartered Biologist, and a qualified business coach.