Our People

The Dent Associates team is a mix of full time consultants, researchers and a growing group of associated consultants – we share common values and none of us are motivated by money but rather our commitment to do things right to achieve something positive in our lives.

David Dent

daviddentAgricultural scientist, entrepreneur, philanthropist and author.

Dr David Dent is the CEO of Dent Associates Ltd; a former Managing Director of CABI Bioscience an intergovernmental UN treaty level organisation, a current Vice President of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, and Founder of the Pennies Foundation. David has a wealth of experience working in over 30 countries in agriculture and international development; marries science and business together with government policy and works to develop sustainable solutions to charitable giving. David is a scientist – an ecologist – by training who has a wealth of experience managing international science based and commercial projects, establishing and working in spin out companies as well as more recently advising science-based companies on export, innovation and government affairs.

David is a visiting Professor for the Business School at the University of Surrey, and a Founder Director and Chief Technical Officer of Azotic Technologies Ltd

Susan Dent

Ecology and conservation scientist and business manager

Dr Susan Dent, a scientist specialising in conservation ecology with many years experience in project management, business administration, account management and team leadership at a senior level with public service organisations and volunteer groups.

Susan is an author, editor, photographer and accomplished artist.