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Professor Derek Stewart

Professor Derek Stewart

Derek Stewart

 +44 (0)344 928 5428

James Hutton Institute
Errol Road


Derek is the Business Sector Lead: AgriFood at the James Hutton Institute and is responsible for developing the research opportunities on agriculture, food and drink supply and value chains, production systems, biomass, waste valorisation and the (bio)circular economy. 

Leading Ideas

  • Food & Drink Innovation
  • Food and Drink Production
  • Novel Crops

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.1.8 Novel crops
  • 2.1 - Crop and Grassland Production and Disease Control
  • Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing
  • 3.1 - Improving Primary Produce
  • 3.1.4 Preventing food waste