Dan Sargent

Dan Sargent

Head of Plant Sciences, Saga Robotics // Thorvald

Professor Daniel James Sargent has over 20 years’ experience working in the soft fruit industry in both academia and private industry and has built an international reputation for delivering high quality research, helping develop and deliver strategy for both business and research, including for emerging technologies, and for leading and managing several research teams, including the genetics, genomics and breeding department at NIAB EMR. After many years working in genetics and breeding, he became involved in innovation and future farming at Driscoll’s, and recently joined Saga Robotics to help develop the international market for autonomous robotics in soft-fruit production and viticulture.