John Haywood is the managing director of Unium Bioscience, a leading UK-based agricultural distributor of biological products.
A biologist by training, John has spent most of his career in agriculture overseeing technology development and product launches for a number of highly successful crop nutrition companies. In 2019, he was appointed Trustee Director of Rothamsted Research.
John has always been excited by translating new developments in the world of plant biochemistry and nutrition into commercial products. His professional achievements include developing the first global phosphite seed treatments and introducing Nutri-Phite Technology from the University of California as a biostimulant across broad acre crops in Europe.
Since joining the industry more than 30 years ago, John has been driven by the same motivation: to take world-class crop research from scientists across the world and apply it to produce innovative, practical, and sustainable solutions for modern agriculture.