Career to date

2009-           Independent researcher, writer and teacher. 

2013-2017    Lecturer, MSc module Knowledge Transfer for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security, University of Exeter.

2010-           Honorary University Fellow, Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute, (LEEP), University of Exeter (  

2009-2012           Visiting Lecturer, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague ( 

2009-2012           Visiting Lecturer, University of Cordoba, Spain (

2009-2016    Visiting Fellow, University of Plymouth 

2004-2009     Director of Rural Futures Unit, School of Geography, University of Plymouth, UK.  (

2003–2004     Head, Rural Economy Group, School of Geography, University of Plymouth.

1993-2003     Head of Department, Land Use and Rural Management, Seale-Hayne Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Land Use, University of Plymouth.  Faculty Curriculum Design and Development Coordinator from 2000.

1988-1993     Principal Lecturer in Agricultural Business Management, Seale-Hayne.

1978-1991     Course Tutor/Course Manager, Diploma in Farm Management (later MSc/Diploma in Advanced Agricultural Business Management), Seale-Hayne.

1978-1988     Senior Lecturer, Management Department, Seale-Hayne College, Devon,

1974-1978     Lecturer, Grade II, Management/Marketing Department, Harper Adams Agricultural College, Shropshire, England.

1968-69        Shepherd and general farm worker, Romney Marsh, Kent.