Gareth Edwards-Jones

Gareth Edwards-Jones was the professor of agriculture at Bangor University and Waitrose professor of sustainable agriculture at Aberystwyth University. Professor Edwards-Jones took up the post in September 2010 as part of an innovative joint arrangement with Bangor University in which Professor Edwards-Jones combined his work as Waitrose Chair of Sustainable Agriculture with his position as Professor of Agriculture and Land-Use Studies in Bangor. He was a farmer’s son from Denbighshire with research interests spanning a range of issues concerned with food production and wise use of the environment. These included carbon accounting, agricultural policy and the environment, the economics of nature conservation, the psychology of farming decision-making and agricultural development in Wales.