Director at GeoInfo Fusion Ltd
Dr Shamal Mohammed is an innovative business/research and development consultant with extensive research and commercial experience in natural resource management and application of smart technologies in agriculture. He is a national expert, R&D leader and strategist in agriculture technology with immense contacts in UK agriculture industry and academia. He is currently working with number of commercial companies to develop data analytical capabilities to empower agronomists, improve decision making and drive commercial values.
Whilst at AHDB, Shamal developed many new relationships and partnerships in the areas of precision technology, soil and water, crop nutrition and the impact of cropping on the environment. Shamal took on responsibility for leading a £1.6m program of soils R&D on behalf of AHDB.
Shamal has extensive experience in precision farming and land management. He was awarded a PhD by Cranfield University in 2010 for his work in the application of remote sensing and geographic information systems. Shamal was also a Visiting Research Fellow at Cranfield University where he researched the application of fusion of multi-source and multi-sensors in soil management.
He is involved in many national and international conferences, forums and discussions on smart agriculture. He was selected as a key panel member of the government funded AgriTech Informatics Centre (£12m) and produced a recommendation providing technical assessment.
He is Chartered Scientist and member of British Society of Soil Science.