Professor Chris Knight
Interest: Lactation research
Chris is a self-employed research communications advisor and Editor of the Journal of Dairy Research. Brought up on tenanted dairy farms in Leicestershire, Chris enjoyed a successful career in lactation research at the Hannah Research Institute in Ayr followed by a second career teaching and researching at the University of Copenhagen, where he is now Emeritus Professor. His management experience spans dairy units to European researcher networks, but he prefers not to mention which has been most challenging! In addition to the Dairy Science Forum, Chris has had active roles in the British Society of Animal Science and the European Association of Animal Production. His overriding desire is to see the UK dairy industries prosper and play a major role in ensuring future global food security.