Several members of the East Malling Trust (EMT) have announced that they are stepping down. The Trustees leaving are Will Sibley (Chairman), Steve Bodger, Brendan Finucane, Mark Hedderwick, Bobby Neame and Xinli Zhu.
John Mumford, Professor of Natural Resource Management at Imperial College London, the current Vice-Chair, was elected as the new Chairman of the Trust. Professor Mumford commented, “The Trust is extremely grateful for all the hard work that Will Sibley and the departing Trustees have put into the organisation during their terms. The Trust continues its commitment to support horticultural research and is working with EMR and other partners to sustain the high quality research at East Malling Research (EMR).”