Janet directs and undertakes research related to agriculture, the environment and rural development. Her research expertise centres on European and UK rural development policy and practice, with particular interest in integrated approaches, environmental sustainability and institutional adaptation. Janet is well-known in policymaking circles in the UK and EU, has skills in facilitation and consensus-building, and is a regular speaker at international conferences.
She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a founder and steering group member of the Uplands Alliance, and an active member of the UK Agricultural Economics Society.
Founder and steering group member of the Uplands Alliance
President-elect of UK Agricultural Economics Society from April 2019
Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, Associate of the Royal Agricultural Societies
Member of the Academie d’Agriculture, Editorial Board of Environmental Science and Policy and Bio-based and Applied Economics