Head of Research & Knowledge Exchange at AHDB Horticulture.
Jon Knight is the Head of Research & Development for the Horticulture division of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
Originally trained as agricultural zoologist he has worked in the broad area of pest management over the last 20 years at Imperial College and moved to AHDB Horticulture at the start of 2012. Research work in over 60 projects has ranged from implementation and management of practical pest control projects both in the UK and overseas to the development of new approaches to Pest Risk Analysis and plant health issues. He is currently a member of the Plant Health Advisory Forum, BBSRC Biosciences for Industry Panel and holds an honorary position at Imperial College London.