Ken Pallett PhD

Ken Pallett is a plant biochemist who graduated in Applied Biology from the University of Hertfordshire (formerly Hatfield Polytechnic) and then completed a PhD in herbicide mode of action at the University of Bath. He then conducted post-doctoral research at the Weed Research Organisation in Oxford before joining Nottingham Trent University (formerly Trent Polytechnic) teaching biochemistry and conducting herbicide mode of action research. In 1986, he joined the agrochemical industry with Bayer CropScience and its predecessor companies (May & Baker, Rhone-Poulenc and Aventis CropScience) where he held a number of Research and Development responsibilities.Throughout his career, Ken has maintained close links and with academia and has also held a number of roles with the British Crop Protection Council, Industry bodies and is an editorial board member for Outlooks in Pest Management. He retired from full-time work for Bayer CropScience in 2015 and became Trustee Director for the Perry Foundation in November 2015.