Imperial College London

DrDavidSlawson

Faculty of Natural SciencesCentre for Environmental Policy

OPAL-UK Programme Director
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)7714 051 468david.slawson

 
 
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Location

 

Weeks BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Awards

  • Civil Service Reform Award (given for the OPAL Tree Health Survey), Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs, 2014
  • Innovation Award (given for the "Stop the Spread" Show Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2013), Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs, 2014
  • Silver Medal for Show Garden, Royal Horticultural Society, Chelsea Flower Show, 2013
  • Silver Medal for Exhibit, Royal Horticultural Society, Chelsea Flower Show, 2012
  • Winner Whitehall & Westminster World Civil Service Award for Science and Technology, Civil Service, 2008

External Positions

  • Chair, Tree Health Survey Working Group and Advisory Board, Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) Imperial College, 2012 - 2014
  • Official adviser, Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Expert Taskforce, Defra, 2012 - 2013
  • Member, UK Chalara Policy Board, Defra-led, 2012 - 2013
  • Member, Biosecurity Programme Board, Forestry Commission, 2011 - 2014
  • Member, Information Panel, European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation, 2011 - 2014
  • Member, RHS Science Committee, Royal Horticultural Society, 2011 - 2016
  • Member, UK Plant Health Strategy Board, Led by Defra, 2011 - 2014
  • Chair, England & Wales Phytophthora Project Board, Department for Environment, Fodd and Rural Affairs, 2009 - 2014
  • Theme lead for Public Engagment and Behaviour Change, Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Action Plan, Defra and Forestry Commission-led, 2009 - 2013
  • Chair, Chair European Union Legislation Working Group on Phytophthora ramorum, European Union, 2003 - 2008
  • Member, Ad hoc Panel on [Pesticide] Resistance, European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation, 1998 - 1999
  • Member, Fungicides and Insecticides Panel, European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation, 1993 - 1999

Fellowships

  • Fellow, Food and Environment Research Agency, 2014