Dave Ross is Chief Executive Officer of Agri-EPI Centre Ltd, one of the UK Centres of Agricultural Innovation with a specific focus on precision technologies and engineered solutions. He co-ordinates the development of the Centre in its emerging role, both nationally and internationally. 

A trained engineer, Dave started his career in the defence technology sector, before moving to agricultural engineering and technology. For more than 25 years he worked as a Senior Research Engineer within SRUC Research Division, originally focusing on systems for crop monitoring/handling and post-harvest quality.

More recently he has focused on livestock-related technologies and has been involved in the research and development of a number of novel and patented developments across the agricultural production sectors.