Professor Brian Ford-Lloyd

Elected: 2024

Area(s): Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine & Mathematics

Specialist Subject(s): Botany, Conservation Science, Crop Science, Genetics - Plant

Emeritus Professor, University of Birmingham

Professor Ford-Lloyd’s work, using conventional and molecular techniques, has enhanced the conservation of crop genetic resources. This work involves both ex situ and in situ conservation and with attention to climate change.

Professor Ford-Lloyd was Director of an international Masters course for over 20 years with several hundred international students having been trained in genetic resources.

As Director of the Graduate School, he has guided the careers of postgraduate researchers across the University. This underpins his research advisory appointments both in Hong Kong and with Sêr Cymru.