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Karina Pierce

Professor of Dairy Production and Director of External Relations

School of Agriculture and Food Science, UCD

Karina Pierce graduated with a BAgrSc in 2001 and completed her PhD in 2005, both from UCD.  She is Professor of Dairy Production, Director of External Relations and Programme Director for the BAgrSc Dairy Business Programme in the School of Agriculture and Food Science, UCD. Her research focus is on the sustainability of dairy production systems. Karina is a Board Member of Bord Bia and AgriAware. She is a past President of the ASA and a former member of the Teagasc Authority. She also is a 2019 Nuffield Ireland Scholar where her research focussed on future-proofing the agri-food sector through robust research.