Other activities

Chair of Project BoardHidden Histories of Rural North Devon (funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund and various sponsors), Beaford Arts (http://www.beaford-arts.org.uk

Co-curator, with Liz Nicol and David Chandler, of exhibition Reflecting the Rural:  James Ravilious, and Oliver Udy and Colin Robins, at the Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth, UK, 12 July to 23 August 2013

Scientific Committee, CIOSTA XXXV (Commission Internationale de l’Organisation Scientifique du Travail en Agriculture). Billund, Denmark, July 3-5 2013 (www.ciosta.org)

Co-curator, with Liz Nicol, of exhibition James Ravilious:  Reflecting the Rural, at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Devon, UK, 18 May to 29 July 2012 (www.beaford-arts.org.uk/archive/).

Editor and launch manager, International Journal of Agricultural Management (www.ijagman.org) (from 2011)

Chair, Board of Trustees, Beaford Arts (rural arts organisation), Devon, UK (www.beaford-arts.org.uk/) (2010-2016)

Association for European Life Sciences Universities (ICA):  Executive Committee (2006-8); Treasurer and Board Member 2008-2010.  

Journal of Farm Management: Editorial Board from 1987; Editor and Chair of Editorial Board, 1995-2003, 2007-present.

Institute of Agricultural Management (www.iagrm.org.uk): Council, 1994-2005, 2007-

Peninsula Partnership for the Rural Environment (www.ppre.ac.uk): Management Group, 2007 to 2009.

Conference Chair and organizer:  Rural Futures: Dreams, Dilemmas, Dangers: University of Plymouth (April 2008)

Hon. Secretary, Seale-Hayne Educational Trust, 2006 to present.

Fellow, Centre for Sustainable Futures, University of Plymouth. 2005-7

Policy Steering Group, Devon Rural Network (www.drn.org.uk/), 2003-2009.

Other interests

Conducting and singing early choral music (see www.voceschoral.org

Accordionist for Newton Bushel Morris, and Blue Monday (blues trio)

Member of Parting Gesture, Acapella Band.

Reading fiction, history and biography

Enjoying the company of my wife and family:  Cate, Tim and Abby - and now grandchildren Rosanna and Gabriel.