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Steven Newman

Steven Newman

Professor Steven Newman is MD of BioDiversity International Ltd. The company is involved with investments in agroforestry worldwide leading to the planting of over 8 million trees as part of equitable social development projects. He is currently Visiting Professor (Agroforestry) in the School of Biology at Leeds University. 

Steven is also co-editor of the leading text book on temperate agroforestry and has published over 70 papers on natural resources development. 

Steven has recently set up Grow A Better Future CIC which aims to facilitate community and land restoration villages that help communities to capture a more equitable share of land betterment values to give the following benefits:

  • Rural environment improved
  • Healthier food
  • Reduced carbon footprint
  • Improved social benefit
  • Livelihoods enhanced or new livelihoods created
  • Amenity value increased
  • Housing and accommodation facilitated