Dr Stuart Wale - BSPP President


Current post: Head of Crop Services at SAC, based at the SAC Aberdeen Campus

BSc Biological Sciences at the University of Aston 1973
PhD Plant Pathology at Manchester University 1980 - Thesis title: The post-harvest pathology of Dutch White Cabbage
Member of BASIS Professional Register

1976-1978Postdoctoral Research assistant at Manchester University 1978-1983Adviser in Plant Pathology at the North of Scotland College of Agriculture 1983-1988Senior adviser in Plant Pathology at the North of Scotland College of Agriculture 1996-1998Head of Crop Protection Advisory Unit, SAC-Aberdeen 1996-1999Head of Crop Biology Department, SAC Aberdeen 1998-Head of Crop Services for SAC

Responsible for developing consultancy and R&D across SAC in crops especially potatoes.

Interests: Advisory and consultancy in plant pathology across a wide range of crops but especially potatoes. Applied research to support advisory and consultancy activities. Member of UK Pesticide Forum and Scottish seed potato consultative committee.