Key contacts


Strategy directors

Ruth Ashfield

Strategy Director Horticulture

Angela Christison

Strategy Director Pork

Martin Grantley-Smith

Strategy Director Cereals & Oilseeds

Paul Flanagan

Strategy Director Dairy / Scotland

Rob Clayton

Strategy Director Potatoes

Will Jackson

Interim Chief Strategy Officer

Heads of Knowledge Exchange

Richard Meredith

Interim Head of Arable Knowledge Exchange

Debbie Wilson

Head of Knowledge Exchange - Horticulture

Clive Brown

Head of B&L KE

Jen Waters

Head of Knowledge Exchange - Pork

Karen O'Callaghan Lowe

Head of Dairy Knowledge Exchange

Delyth Lewis-Jones

Head of Dairy Development Wales - Pennaeth Datblygu Llaeth Cymru

Nic Parsons

Head of Dairy Development

Derek Carless

Head of Farm Economics

North East

Sarah Pick

Knowledge Exchange Manager - National - Beef & Lamb

Samantha Charlton

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Hannah Lilburn

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Dawn Teverson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Alliums, Brassicas, Carrots, Legumes)

Scott Raffle

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Fruit)

Samantha Bradley

Knowledge Exchange Relationship Manager (North) - Pork

Rose Riby

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Izak Van Heerden

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Business, Insights & Skills

Tabitha Allen

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)

North West

Nicola Renison

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Hannah Lilburn

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

James Hague

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Samantha Bradley

Knowledge Exchange Relationship Manager (North) - Pork

Michelle Nuttall

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Izak Van Heerden

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Business, Insights & Skills

Tabitha Allen

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)

East Midlands

Emma Steele

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Amber Barton

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Judith Stafford

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds

Laura Smith

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)

Wayne Brough

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Ornamentals)

Shirley Macmillan

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Stephen West

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Luke Harmer

Digital Skills Manager

Andrew Palmer

Knowledge Exchange Manager (East) - Pork

East Anglia

Nerys Wright

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Teresa Meadows

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds

David Wilson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Shirley Macmillan

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Dawn Teverson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Alliums, Brassicas, Carrots, Legumes)

Andrew Palmer

Knowledge Exchange Manager (East) - Pork

Holly Shaw

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)

West Midlands

Emma Steele

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Richard Meredith

Interim Head of Arable Knowledge Exchange

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Wayne Brough

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Ornamentals)

Emily Collins

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Stephen West

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Meg Spendlove

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)

Amie Burke

Skills Manager

Patrick Loten

Knowledge Exchange Manager (South and Central) - Pork

South East

Nerys Wright

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Paul Hill

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds

David Wilson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Becky Miles

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Patrick Loten

Knowledge Exchange Manager (South and Central) - Pork

Scott Raffle

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Fruit)

Izak Van Heerden

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Business, Insights & Skills

Holly Shaw

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)

South West

Leah Shanks

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Philip Dolbear

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Dawn Teverson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Alliums, Brassicas, Carrots, Legumes)

Patrick Loten

Knowledge Exchange Manager (South and Central) - Pork

Sarah Hurford

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Farm Business

Bryan Nicholson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Kate Harris

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Mark Campbell

Knowledge Exchange Manager - AgriLeader

David Pett

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)

Tina Beckmann

Knowledge Exchange Relationship Manager (South) - Pork

Becky Miles

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Scotland

Claire Hodge

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager (Scotland) - Arable

Chris Leslie

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds

Tess Howe

External industry skills development manager

Julie Clark

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)

Doreen Anderson

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Wales

Richard Meredith

Interim Head of Arable Knowledge Exchange

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Amie Burke

Skills Manager

Jamie McCoy

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Teaghan Tayler

Knowledge Exchange Senior Manager Wales Uwch Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Cymru

Meg Spendlove

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)

Ifan Owen

Animal Health Knowledge Exchange Manager (North Wales) - Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Iechyd Anifeiliaid (Gogledd Cymru)

Anna Bowen

Animal Health Knowledge Exchange Manager (South West Wales) - Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Iechyd Anifeiliaid (De Orllewin Cymru)

Ceri Davies

Animal Health Knowledge Exchange Manager (South West Wales) Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Iechyd Anifeiliaid

Menna Davies

Dairy Development Wales Manager - Rheolwr Datblygu Llaeth Cymru

Delyth Lewis-Jones

Head of Dairy Development Wales - Pennaeth Datblygu Llaeth Cymru

Emma-Leigh Forman

Finance & Projects Executive - Swyddog Gweithredol Cyllid a Phrosiectau

James Hague

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Northern Ireland

Michelle Nuttall

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds

National

Sarah Pick

Knowledge Exchange Manager - National - Beef & Lamb

Harry Henderson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals & Oilseeds

Anne Stone

Knowledge Transfer Manager - Potatoes

Laura Bouvet

Knowledge & Innovation Facilitator - Potato Storage (Agri-Tech East & AHDB)

Tess Howe

External industry skills development manager

Amie Burke

Skills Manager

Izak Van Heerden

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Business, Insights & Skills

Mark Campbell

Knowledge Exchange Manager - AgriLeader

Pippa Handley

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Pork

Karen O'Callaghan Lowe

Head of Dairy Knowledge Exchange

Jen Waters

Head of Knowledge Exchange - Pork

Emily Boyce

Knowledge Exchange Officer – Skills Development (Pork)

Horticulture contacts

AHDB Horticulture represents more than 300 crops. The Horticulture Knowledge Exchange team is structured by 6 crop sector panels each of which cover several UK regions.

Debbie Wilson

Head of Knowledge Exchange - Horticulture

Gracie Emeny

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - SmartHort

Wayne Brough

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Ornamentals)

Scott Raffle

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Fruit)

Dawn Teverson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Alliums, Brassicas, Carrots, Legumes)

Grace Choto

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Leafy salads, herbs and speciality veg)

Nathalie Key

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Protected Edibles, Vine Crops, Mushrooms)

EAMU team contacts

Bolette Palle-Neve

Crop Protection Senior Scientist - Pesticide Regulations

Jo McTigue

Crop Protection Scientific Officer - Pesticide Regulations

Adam Doxford

Crop Protection Scientist - Pesticide Regulations
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