Trevor Suslow, Ph.D.

Vice President, Produce Safety

Produce Marketing Association


Widely recognized as a produce safety and postharvest technology expert, Dr. Trevor Suslow joined the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) from the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis, where he is an Emeritus faculty member. Dr. Suslow’s career has focused on quality and safety of whole and fresh-cut produce from pre- to post-harvest. He helped found and was Director of Product Research at DNA Plant Technology Inc., an early agricultural biotechnology pioneer, where he worked for 15 years. Dr. Suslow earned his B.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences, and Plant Pathology, from UC Berkeley in 1980.