Spencer Henson

Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resources Economics at the University of Guelph, Canada

Spencer Henson is a Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resources Economics at the University of Guelph, Canada and Director of the Guelph Institute of Development Studies (GIDS).  Professor Henson is recognised internationally for his research on the economics of food safety and quality.  He has worked extensively on the impacts of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures on low and middle-income countries.  His research in this area has been undertaken in collaboration with the WTO, OECD, World Bank, FAO, IICA and STDF, amongst others.