UK editorial director of Proagrica & editor Farmers Weekly
Karl Schneider is Editor of Farmers Weekly and UK Editorial director of Proagrica, the global agriculture business. He is responsible for editorial content across the business, including Farmers Weekly and RBI’s other faming publications, its website fwi.co.uk and its software and data businesses, including FarmPlan.
Karl has been a business journalist for almost 30 years, holding senior roles on some of the UK’s biggest titles, including periods as executive editor of New Scientist and editor-in-chief of Computer Weekly.
Before he became a journalist Karl was a research physicist, working on nuclear fusion at the UK Atomic Energy Authority's Culham Laboratory in Oxfordshire.