Chief Executive of LEAF, Linking Environment And Farming
Caroline has been running LEAF, the farming and environmental charity since it began in 1991. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Agriculture and has broad practical agricultural experience from across the globe. Her work focuses on encouraging more sustainable farming practices and building both a better public trust, and understanding, of farming, food and the environment – values that she is extremely passionate about. Caroline is actively involved in several industry partnerships, covering a variety of initiatives including the British Nutrition Foundation, North Wyke, the Agri-tech initiative CHAP, the IAgrM, and the Science Museum. She has an Honorary Doctorate from Harper Adams University, a Nuffield Scholarship and was awarded Honorary Fellowship for the Society of the Environment. In 2009 Caroline was awarded the MBE for services to the agriculture industry and in 2017 she was awarded the IAgrE Award for Contribution to the Landbased Sector.