Dr. Sandy Primrose is a biologist who has had a varied career. This includes being an academic undertaking research, a senior manager in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics industries, managing programs for government on detection of food fraud and the safety of genetically modified foods, as well as chairman of various early-stage companies and non-executive director of various government bodies.
In his spare time, Dr. Primrose is a keen gardener, and this enables him to indulge in his love of interesting and unusual plants. He lectures extensively on botanical themes including ecology, plants as drugs and sources of foods, and their role in local traditions. He aims to make his lectures both entertaining and educational by combining his love of plants with his varied business experience. He has written several books on horticulture and science that are based on his most popular lectures.