Christopher Stopes, founder of EcoS Consultancy Ltd., was Head of Research at The Organic Research Centre - Elm Farm before establishing EcoS Consultancy in 1997.
BSc in biological sciences from Manchester University and MSc in agriculture from Reading University.
President IFOAM EU Group
Defra Secretary of State Appointed Person to consider appeals regarding the England Organic Farming Scheme.
Team Leader of the €1million European Union funded ‘Organic Agriculture for Turkey’ project for the Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA), 2006-2007.
Board member and Trustee of Pesticide Action Network UK.
Chairman of the Organic Action Plan Group for the Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Chairman of the independent Certification Scrutiny Committee of Soil Association Certification Ltd.
EcoS Consultancy Ltd - Background