Professor of Rural Entrepreneurship and Director of the Thriving Natural Challenge Centre
Scotland’s Rural College
Speaker Bio: Mark Reed is Professor of Rural Entrepreneurship and Director of the Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), and a Visiting Professor at Newcastle University, Birmingham City University and the University of Leeds. He has over 150 publications that have been cited more than 20,000 times and has won awards for the non-academic impact of his research. He is author of The Research Impact Handbook, which he has used to train over 8000 researchers from more than 200 institutions in 55 countries. He provides training and advice to Universities, research funders, NGOs and policy-makers internationally.