Prof Geoff Simm


After attaining his PhD in Animal Breeding, Professor Geoff Simm began his research career as a specialist in the East of Scotland College of Agriculture, now part of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), where he established and led a research team focused on livestock genetics and sustainable farming. He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Societies in 2008 and Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology in 2015. In 2016, Professor Simm joined the University of Edinburgh as Chair of Global Agriculture and Food Security, Assistant Principal, and Director of the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security.

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