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Francis Blake appointed to the IOAS Board

July 1, 2015

IOAS are pleased to confirm the appointment to the IOAS Board of Francis Blake.

Francis is currently Policy Advisor to the Soil Association, co-owner of Nine Springs Natural Health Centre and Chairman of Ecos Homes Ltd. A published expert on organic farming and management, he has over 30 years experience in representing the organic agricultural movement in the UK and internationally through past appointments as IFOAM EU group President and Standards Director for the Soil Association. His wide range of technical expertise covers all areas of organic production, processing, legislation and standards including aquaculture, forestry, cosmetics, textiles, ethical and fair trade; governance and CSR, sustainable building and development and complementary health. The IOAS are delighted to welcome him to the IOAS Board.