- Soil Association
- Chris Atkinson
Head of Standards and Best Practice at the Soil Association
Chris is Head of Standards and Best Practice at the Soil Association.
Chris is an elected member of IFOAM Organics Europe, where he represents the Soil Association in influencing European organic, and general farming and land use strategy.
Growing up in a farming family, Chris has a degree in Agricultural Science and took his MSc in Agricultural Engineering.
Following several years in agricultural research and practical farming he became an independent agricultural consultant.
Chris worked regularly for Scottish Organic Producers Association being involved in inspection, certification, research and education before joining the Soil Association in 2007.