Jenna Ross 2018 NSch
Dr Jenna Ross OBE is a farmer’s daughter from Aberdeenshire with a passion for driving innovation in agriculture. Jenna holds a PhD in Environmental Science, as well as an MBA, and has more than 15 years’ experience working on international research projects across North America, Europe, Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. She has completed a Nuffield Farming Scholarship, winning the Nuffield HSBC Silver Salver award in 2020, and is past Secretary and Chair of the Nuffield Scotland group. Jenna is also a Director of the Oxford Farming Conference, Honorary Fellow at the University of Aberdeen, Trustee of The Farmers Club Charitable Trust, Chartered Manager and Companion of the Chartered Management Institute, Associate of CARAS, founding board member of the Africa Scotland Business Network, Champion of InclusiveFarm and Co-Chair of the IOBC Slug & Snails Group. Jenna is highly published and has won an array of business and agricultural awards. She is also passionate about inspiring the next generation of agriculturalists through her work as a STEM ambassador, LANTRA industry Champion and Lead of the OFC Scholars programme. Jenna currently works for UK Government funded Agri-Tech centre, Crop Health and Protection (CHAP), leading international development. She is also a self-proclaimed slug enthusiast and award-winning land artist.