Aga's role involves day-to-day project management for the Growing Kent & Medway and CTP in Sustainable Agricultural Innovation programmes at NIAB. She provides support to the programme leader and team members; liaising with consortium partners and funders on administrative, financial and contractual issues and organising workshops and events.
Growing Kent & Medway is supported by UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund and is establishing the Kent & Medway region as a world-leader in climate-smart, sustainable horticultural, food and drink production.
The CTP - SAI is a groundbreaking partnership between leading businesses, charities and research providers to offer outstanding PhD training for the agri-food sector.
She has a BSc and MSc in Biotechnology and a PhD in Molecular Plant Pathology from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. After moving to UK, she worked for a start up company in Norwich, where she was developing high-performing commercial varieties of tropical crops. Most recently, she worked at the Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich as a research assistant cloning resistance genes in potato.