Strategic Advisory board

Our Strategic Advisory Board consists of SSA Directors alongside experts from science, business, campaigning, economics and farming.  They contribute their varied knowledge and perspectives on soils and soil health by providing strategic input and guidance into our activities with specific focus on the three workstreams and other key initiatives (e.g. step-change soils conference).  


  • Andrew Voysey, The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership 

  • Chris Collins, The Soil Security Programme

  • Charlie Curtis, G’s Growers      

  • John Cherry, Groundswell

  • Sue Pritchard, The RSA Food, Farming & Countryside Commission

  • Charlotte Russell, The Eden Project

  • Emma Hockridge, The Soil Association             

  • Stephanie Draper, Forum for the Future     

  • Vicki Hird, Sustain

  • Elizabeth Stockdale, NIAB

  • Stephen Briggs, Innovation for Agriculture

  • Kevin Austin, Environment Agency (observer status)