Dr. David Styles is an environmental scientist in SENRGy, Bangor University, active in life-cycle and techno-economic assessment. He has detailed knowledge of the agricultural sector from recent PI experience on an EC project on best environmental management practices in agriculture and a Defra project on LCA of on-farm anaerobic digestion. Experience working at and for the European Joint Research Centre involved extensive consultation with European agricultural experts, and the application of life cycle thinking to target practical mitigation options across food supply chains.
Life cycle assessment (LCA), particularly of food and bioenergy systems
Systems analysis to identify technologies, management practices and supply chain control points for environmental improvement
Learning from frontrunner organisations in resource-efficient management from around the world
Identification of process-level best practice measures and quantitative environmental performance benchmarks