Spring meeting with Matt Ridley, 5th Viscount of Ridley, Wednesday 14 March 2018
With BA and DPhil degrees from Oxford University, Matt Ridley worked for the Economist for nine years as science editor, Washington correspondent and American editor, before becoming a self-employed writer and businessman. He founded the Mind and Matter column in the Wall Street Journal and has been a weekly columnist for The Telegraph and The Times. He sits in the House of Lords as a Conservative and is a member of Science and Technology select committee.
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 at 2pm
Henry Dieudonné-Demaria, Head of the Natural Capital Committee Secretariat of the Natural Environment Strategy, Defra, presented the work and aims of the Natural Capital Committee and confirmed the Government has pledged to be the first to leave the environment in a better state than they inherited it. Adding to the debate were Phil Bicknell (Market Intelligence Director from AHDB), Tom Keen (EU Exit & International Trade Adviser from the NFU) and Mark Bridgeman (Deputy President of the CLA).