7th February 2024
Farm to Fork: Is there sufficient appetite to drive a sustainable food system?

The circular economy of methane fuelled farming

Alistair Walshaw, Innovation manager Alternative Fuels and Drivelines​ at CNH Industrial and Dr Chris Mann, Chief Technology Officer from Bennamann discuss their work in developing a methane powered tractor that can be fuelled by capturing emissions from farm slurry.

About the speaker

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Alistair Walshaw Innovation Manager, Alternative Fuels and Drivelines - CNH Industrial Technology
Alistair’s current role for CNH Industrial is Innovation Manager – Alternative Fuels and Drivelines within the advanced technology group. He is responsible for identifying solutions and collaboration opportunities to compliment any of the CNH Industrial group sectors. From a farming background, he graduated from Harper Adams University, followed with an MSc from Cranfield University, before starting his career with Bayer Agrochemicals. He then joined Ford Tractors, one of the precursor companies that now make up CNH Industrial. He has held numerous Regional and Global positions in both the Commercial and Product Development arenas most recently focusing on vehicle emissions, sustainable fuels, and the Energy Independent Farm.