A close up on Tony Ryan at work in his lab

Professor Tony Ryan OBE

Director

Professor Tony Ryan OBE leads the University of Sheffield’s programme in sustainability research, across pure and applied sciences, engineering and social sciences.

His focus is on the global food, water and energy nexus challenge, feeding a growing world population, reducing the impacts of agriculture and food production that account for 25-30% of greenhouse gas emissions, and harnessing the power of the sun for food production and renewable energy.

He has worked with learned societies from The Royal Society to Chatham House.

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