Glyn Jones

Glyn is an experienced environmental economist who has worked on a range of environmental projects including evaluation of the Rural Development Programme.

Glyn Jones

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  • Area of expertise
    Environmental Economist
  • Years of experience
    25+
  • Highest qualification
    PhD

Glyn is an experienced environmental economist who has worked on a range of environmental projects including evaluation of the Rural Development Programme, projects on greenhouse gas mitigation methods in relation to the agriculture industry, and a number of projects on invasive species and tree health. Prior to his environmental work, Glyn worked in finance and micro and macro economics, which gives him a broad view of policy issues across voluntary, economic and regulatory schemes.

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Glyn is currently engaged in a number of projects relating to the social and economic impacts of plant and tree pests/diseases and sustainable intensification/mechanism options for agriculture. Glyn also is the Principle Investigator for the Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation, Newcastle University:

EUPHRESCO Chalara (2017/18): Project coordinator for EU/US project to assess ongoing research and scope for knowledge exchange

Newton-China PAFIC (2016-2019): Uptake of precision agriculture in China on family farms

EU H2020 (2017-2022): SolACE (Solutions for improving Agroecosystem and Crop Efficiency for water and nutrient use): Improving technology readiness levels through a multi-actor approach

Forestry Commission (2016-2017): Developing a plant health outbreak decision support framework. Principal Investigator

Defra (2014-2020): Future Proofing Plant Health. Lead for Work package 3 - Prevention


Latest Papers and Articles

Drake, B., & Jones, G. (2017). Public value at risk from Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae spread in England and Wales. Journal of Environmental Management, 191, pp136-144

Bate, A, Jones, G, Kleczkowski, A; MacLeod, A, Naylor, R, Timmis, J, Touza, J, White, P. (2016). Modelling the Impact and Control of an Infectious Disease in a Plant Nursery with Infected Plant Material Inputs. Ecological Modelling, 332 pp27-43

Dreschler, M, Touza, J., White, P., Jones, G. (2016). Agricultural landscape structure and invasive species: the cost-effective level of crop field clustering. Food Security, 8, 1, p111-121

MacLeod, A., Jones, G., Anderson, H., & Mumford, R. (2016). Plant health and food security, linking science, economics, policy and industry. Food Security, 8, 1, p17-25

Mills, P., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Ilbery, B., Jeger, M., Jones, G., Little, R., MacLeod, A., Parker, S., Pautasso, M., Pietravelle, S., & Maye, D. (2011). Integrating natural and social science perspectives on plant disease risk, management and policy formulation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 12 July 2011 vol. 366 no. 1573 2035-2044

Jones, G.D. (2011). The Introduction of the Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme: Permits in a Public Sector Environment. In Permit Trading in Different Applications, Hansjürgens, B., Antes, R., Strunz, M. (eds). Routledge

Pautasso, M., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Ilbery, B., Jeger, M., Jones, G., Little, R., MacLeod, A., Maye, D., Parker, S., Pietravelle, S., & Mills, P. (2011). Plant health challenges for a sustainable land use and rural economy. CAB Reviews, 7, No 63, 2012

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