Phil Bicknell

Market Intelligence Director


Phil joined AHDB in January 2017 to head up our 60 strong team of market and data specialists providing high quality, independent analysis and insight.

Phil joins AHDB from the National Farmers’ Union where he was Head of Food and Farming. Phil is an agricultural economics graduate from Reading University and has worked in agri-economic/food roles for the British Potato Council, the USDA and Bidwell’s.

He was also Chief Economist for the NFU before his appointment to Head of Food and Farming.

Potential speaker and discussion topics from AHDB’s market intelligence team

  • General overview of all market intelligence work from AHDB

  • What happens now: where does Brexit leave UK agriculture and what does it mean for farm businesses?

  • Better information; better decisions – how AHDB produces the pricing and production data

  • Adapting to what the market wants – how retail and consumer dynamics impact on the agrifood sector

Other Articles from Phil Bicknell