Dr. Martin Clough is Head of Technology and Digital Integration for Syngenta Crop Protection R&D, based in Basel, Switzerland.
A passionate advocate of the role of science and technology in agriculture, Martin is most fulfilled when helping people understand the importance of connecting innovative new technologies in delivering safe, cost-effective crop protection solutions to growers. Martin has 30 years of industry experience with Syngenta and has previously held senior scientific leadership positions in Crop Protection R&D and Portfolio Management in Switzerland and in the UK, and with Syngenta’s Biotech R&D located in Research Triangle Park, USA. Martin also chairs the Plant Sector Advisory Board for Knowledge Transfer Network, the network partner of InnovateUK.
Martin holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences from Birmingham University and a Doctor of Philosophy in insect eco-physiology from the University of Leeds.