Nigel Raine has been a leader in pollination conservation and ecology in Britain. He started at U of Guelph in 2014.
Prof. Raine has been an adviser and expert witness for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Agroecology; the Advisory Committee on Pesticides; the Environment Audit Committee (a select committee of the U.K. Parliament); the National Action Plan for pesticides; and the Pollinator Conservation Delivery Group. He has also advised the European Food Safety Authority.
He is a Fellow of both the Royal Entomological Society and the Linnean Society of London. He has held academic positions at Sheffield University, the Zoological Society of London and Queen Mary University of London.