Professor Sir Charles Godfray FRS
Director, Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food
University of Oxford
Charles Godfray is a population biologist with broad interests in science and the interplay of science and policy. He has spent his career at Oxford University and Imperial College and is currently Hope Professor in the Zoology Department and Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food at Oxford.
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 and is currently chair of Defra’s Science Advisory Council.