The membership of the Agri-Research Expert Advisory (AREA) Group is
- Mr. Brendan Barnes, Animal and Plant Health Association
- Prof. Maurice Boland, UCD
- Mr. Bart Bonsall, Bioenergy and Biorefinery Competence Centre
- Mr. James Brett, Brett Brothers
- Dr. Pearse Buckley, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
- Ms Laura Burke, Environmental Protection Agency
- Mr. Matthew Dempsey, Irish Farmers Journal
- Mr. Ray Doyle, Irish Co-operative Organisation Society
- Mr. James Fitzgerald, Agricultural Consultants Association
- Mr. Paul Kehoe, Farmer
- Mr. John Murphy, Goldcrop Ltd.
- Dr. Frank O’Mara, Teagasc
- Dr. Brian Wickham, Irish Cattle Breeding Federation
- Dr. Sinclair Mayne, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Northern Ireland
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food will also be represented and will provide secretariat services to the Group.