Key contacts


AHDB Teams

Strategy directors

Image of staff member Ruth Ashfield

Ruth Ashfield

Strategy Director Horticulture
Image of staff member Angela Christison

Angela Christison

Strategy Director Pork
Image of staff member Martin Grantley-Smith

Martin Grantley-Smith

Strategy Director Cereals & Oilseeds
Image of staff member Paul Flanagan

Paul Flanagan

Strategy Director Dairy / Scotland
Image of staff member Rob Clayton

Rob Clayton

Strategy Director Potatoes
Image of staff member Will Jackson

Will Jackson

Divisional Director – Engagement
Image of staff member Rebecca Miah

Rebecca Miah

Beef & Lamb Sector Strategy Director

Heads of Knowledge Exchange

Image of staff member Richard Meredith

Richard Meredith

Interim Head of Arable Knowledge Exchange
Image of staff member Debbie Wilson

Debbie Wilson

Head of Knowledge Exchange - Horticulture
Image of staff member Jen Waters

Jen Waters

Head of Knowledge Exchange - Pork
Image of staff member Karen O'Callaghan Lowe

Karen O'Callaghan Lowe

Head of Ruminant
Image of staff member Delyth Lewis-Jones

Delyth Lewis-Jones

Head of Dairy Development Wales - Pennaeth Datblygu Llaeth Cymru
Image of staff member Nic Parsons

Nic Parsons

Head of Dairy Development
Image of staff member Derek Carless

Derek Carless

Head of Farm Economics

North East

Image of staff member Sarah Pick

Sarah Pick

Knowledge Exchange Manager - National - Beef & Lamb
Image of staff member Samantha Charlton

Samantha Charlton

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb
Image of staff member Dawn Teverson

Dawn Teverson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Alliums, Brassicas, Carrots, Legumes)
Image of staff member Scott Raffle

Scott Raffle

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Fruit)
Image of staff member Samantha Bradley

Samantha Bradley

Knowledge Exchange Relationship Manager (North) - Pork
Image of staff member Rose Riby

Rose Riby

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds
Image of staff member Graham Bannister

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes
Image of staff member Izak Van Heerden

Izak Van Heerden

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Business, Insights & Skills
Image of staff member Emily Boyce

Emily Boyce

Strategic Dairy Farms Knowledge Exchange Manager (Wales) - Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Ffermydd Llaeth Strategol (Cymru)

North West

Image of staff member Karl Pendlebury

Karl Pendlebury

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Beef & Lamb
Image of staff member James Hague

James Hague

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Emily Boyce

Emily Boyce

Strategic Dairy Farms Knowledge Exchange Manager (Wales) - Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Ffermydd Llaeth Strategol (Cymru)
Image of staff member Samantha Bradley

Samantha Bradley

Knowledge Exchange Relationship Manager (North) - Pork
Image of staff member Michelle Nuttall

Michelle Nuttall

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds
Image of staff member Graham Bannister

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes
Image of staff member Izak Van Heerden

Izak Van Heerden

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Business, Insights & Skills

East Midlands

Image of staff member Emma Steele

Emma Steele

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb
Image of staff member Amber Barton

Amber Barton

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes
Image of staff member Judith Stafford

Judith Stafford

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds
Image of staff member Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)
Image of staff member Wayne Brough

Wayne Brough

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Ornamentals)
Image of staff member Shirley Macmillan

Shirley Macmillan

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Stephen West

Stephen West

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Andrew Palmer

Andrew Palmer

Knowledge Exchange Manager (East) - Pork

East Anglia

Image of staff member Teresa Meadows

Teresa Meadows

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds
Image of staff member David Wilson

David Wilson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes
Image of staff member Shirley Macmillan

Shirley Macmillan

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Dawn Teverson

Dawn Teverson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Alliums, Brassicas, Carrots, Legumes)
Image of staff member Andrew Palmer

Andrew Palmer

Knowledge Exchange Manager (East) - Pork

West Midlands

Image of staff member Amy Hughes

Amy Hughes

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef and Lamb
Image of staff member Richard Meredith

Richard Meredith

Interim Head of Arable Knowledge Exchange
Image of staff member Alex Wade

Alex Wade

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals & Oilseeds
Image of staff member Wayne Brough

Wayne Brough

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Ornamentals)
Image of staff member Emily Collins

Emily Collins

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Stephen West

Stephen West

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Meg Spendlove

Meg Spendlove

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)
Image of staff member Amie Burke

Amie Burke

Skills Manager
Image of staff member Patrick Loten

Patrick Loten

Knowledge Exchange Manager (South and Central) - Pork

South East

Image of staff member David Wilson

David Wilson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes
Image of staff member Becky Miles

Becky Miles

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Patrick Loten

Patrick Loten

Knowledge Exchange Manager (South and Central) - Pork
Image of staff member Scott Raffle

Scott Raffle

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Fruit)
Image of staff member Izak Van Heerden

Izak Van Heerden

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Business, Insights & Skills

South West

Image of staff member Leah Shanks

Leah Shanks

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb
Image of staff member Philip Dolbear

Philip Dolbear

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds
Image of staff member Alex Wade

Alex Wade

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals & Oilseeds
Image of staff member Dawn Teverson

Dawn Teverson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Alliums, Brassicas, Carrots, Legumes)
Image of staff member Patrick Loten

Patrick Loten

Knowledge Exchange Manager (South and Central) - Pork
Image of staff member Sarah Hurford

Sarah Hurford

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Farm Business
Image of staff member Bryan Nicholson

Bryan Nicholson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Kate Harris

Kate Harris

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Mark Campbell

Mark Campbell

Knowledge Exchange Manager - AgriLeader
Image of staff member David Pett

David Pett

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)
Image of staff member Tina Beckmann

Tina Beckmann

Knowledge Exchange Relationship Manager (South) - Pork
Image of staff member Becky Miles

Becky Miles

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Scotland

Image of staff member Chris Leslie

Chris Leslie

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds
Image of staff member Julie Clark

Julie Clark

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)
Image of staff member Doreen Anderson

Doreen Anderson

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Sophie Brewster

Sophie Brewster

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Dairy -Scotland)

Wales

Image of staff member Richard Meredith

Richard Meredith

Interim Head of Arable Knowledge Exchange
Image of staff member Alex Wade

Alex Wade

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals & Oilseeds
Image of staff member Amie Burke

Amie Burke

Skills Manager
Image of staff member Jamie McCoy

Jamie McCoy

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Teaghan Tayler

Teaghan Tayler

Knowledge Exchange Senior Manager Wales Uwch Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Cymru
Image of staff member Meg Spendlove

Meg Spendlove

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Benchmarking)
Image of staff member Ifan Owen

Ifan Owen

Animal Health Knowledge Exchange Manager (North Wales) - Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Iechyd Anifeiliaid (Gogledd Cymru)
Image of staff member Anna Bowen

Anna Bowen

Animal Health Knowledge Exchange Manager (South West Wales) - Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Iechyd Anifeiliaid (De Orllewin Cymru)
Image of staff member Ceri Davies

Ceri Davies

Animal Health Knowledge Exchange Manager (South West Wales) Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Iechyd Anifeiliaid
Image of staff member Menna Davies

Menna Davies

Dairy Development Wales Manager - Rheolwr Datblygu Llaeth Cymru
Image of staff member Delyth Lewis-Jones

Delyth Lewis-Jones

Head of Dairy Development Wales - Pennaeth Datblygu Llaeth Cymru
Image of staff member James Hague

James Hague

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy
Image of staff member Emma-Leigh Forman

Emma-Leigh Forman

Finance & Projects Executive - Swyddog Gweithredol Cyllid a Phrosiectau

Northern Ireland

Image of staff member Michelle Nuttall

Michelle Nuttall

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds

National

Image of staff member Sarah Pick

Sarah Pick

Knowledge Exchange Manager - National - Beef & Lamb
Image of staff member Harry Henderson

Harry Henderson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals & Oilseeds
Image of staff member Antonia Walker

Antonia Walker

Senior Knowledge Transfer Manager - Potatoes
Image of staff member Zanita Markham

Zanita Markham

Knowledge Transfer Manager (Pork)
Image of staff member Amie Burke

Amie Burke

Skills Manager
Image of staff member Izak Van Heerden

Izak Van Heerden

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Business, Insights & Skills
Image of staff member Mark Campbell

Mark Campbell

Knowledge Exchange Manager - AgriLeader
Image of staff member Karen O'Callaghan Lowe

Karen O'Callaghan Lowe

Head of Ruminant
Image of staff member Jen Waters

Jen Waters

Head of Knowledge Exchange - Pork
Image of staff member James Taylor

James Taylor

Knowledge Transfer Manager - Pork

Horticulture Knowledge Exchange

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.

Image of staff member Debbie Wilson

Debbie Wilson

Head of Knowledge Exchange - Horticulture
Image of staff member Gracie Emeny

Gracie Emeny

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - SmartHort
Image of staff member Wayne Brough

Wayne Brough

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Ornamentals)
Image of staff member Scott Raffle

Scott Raffle

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Fruit)
Image of staff member Dawn Teverson

Dawn Teverson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Alliums, Brassicas, Carrots, Legumes)
Image of staff member Grace Choto

Grace Choto

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Field Vegetables (Leafy salads, herbs and speciality veg)
Image of staff member Nathalie Key

Nathalie Key

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

Market Intelligence Team

Image of staff member David Swales

David Swales

Head of Strategic Insight
Image of staff member Sarah Baker

Sarah Baker

Strategic Insight Manager
Image of staff member Amandeep Kaur Purewal

Amandeep Kaur Purewal

Senior Analyst - Policy
Image of staff member Tom Forshaw

Tom Forshaw

Senior Analyst - Policy
Image of staff member Steven Evans

Steven Evans

Senior Consumer Insight Manager
Image of staff member Kim Malley

Kim Malley

Senior Retail Insight Manager
Image of staff member Chris Gooderham

Chris Gooderham

Head of Market Specialists - Dairy & Livestock
Image of staff member Duncan Wyatt

Duncan Wyatt

Lead Analyst - Red Meat
Image of staff member Patty Clayton

Patty Clayton

Lead Analyst - Dairy
Image of staff member Bethan Wilkins

Bethan Wilkins

Senior Analyst - Red Meat
Image of staff member Rebecca Wright

Rebecca Wright

Analyst - Red Meat
Image of staff member Hannah Clarke

Hannah Clarke

Analyst - Livestock
Image of staff member Katherine Jack

Katherine Jack

Analyst - Dairy
Image of staff member Vikki Campbell

Vikki Campbell

Arable Market Specialist Manager
Image of staff member Alice Jones

Alice Jones

Senior Analyst
Image of staff member Anthony Speight

Anthony Speight

Analyst Cereals and Oilseeds
Image of staff member James Webster

James Webster

Senior Analyst (Cereals and Oilseeds)
Image of staff member Helen Plant

Helen Plant

Senior Analyst - cereals & oilseeds
Image of staff member Millie Askew

Millie Askew

Senior Analyst - Balance Sheet Team
Meet the Market Intelligence Data and Analysis Team 

Farm Business and Skills Expertise

Image of staff member Derek Carless

Derek Carless

Head of Farm Economics
Image of staff member Rachael Chamberlayne

Rachael Chamberlayne

Business Tools Senior Manager
Image of staff member Alice Blatchford

Alice Blatchford

Business Tools Manager
Image of staff member Rebecca Brookes

Rebecca Brookes

Business Tools Manager
Image of staff member Carol Davis

Carol Davis

Lead analyst: farm economics
Image of staff member Kate Parkes

Kate Parkes

Senior analyst: farm economics
Image of staff member Steve Dunkley

Steve Dunkley

Head of Business, Insights and Skills
Image of staff member Amie Burke

Amie Burke

Skills Manager
Image of staff member Izak Van Heerden

Izak Van Heerden

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – Business, Insights & Skills
Image of staff member Mark Campbell

Mark Campbell

Knowledge Exchange Manager - AgriLeader

Animal Breeding and Product Quality Expertise

Image of staff member Kim Matthews

Kim Matthews

Head of Animal Breeding & Product Quality
Image of staff member Sam Boon

Sam Boon

Senior manager, animal breeding: Signet
Image of staff member Alex Brown

Alex Brown

Manager, beef breeding projects
Image of staff member Natalie Cormack

Natalie Cormack

Manager: Beef feed efficiency
Image of staff member Stuart Friswell

Stuart Friswell

Signet Breeding Technician
Image of staff member Siobhan Slayven

Siobhan Slayven

Manager: Supply Chain Development
Image of staff member Andrew Steele

Andrew Steele

Signet Breeding Technician
Image of staff member Emma Steele

Emma Steele

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Animal Genetics Expertise

Image of staff member Marco Winters

Marco Winters

Head of Animal Genetics
Image of staff member Fern Pearston

Fern Pearston

Animal genetics manager

Crop Health Expertise

Image of staff member Don Pendergrast

Don Pendergrast

Head of Crop Health and IPM
Image of staff member Sue Cowgill

Sue Cowgill

Crop Protection Senior Scientist: Pests
Image of staff member Cathryn Lambourne

Cathryn Lambourne

Crop Protection Senior Scientist: Disease
Image of staff member Joe Martin

Joe Martin

Crop protection senior scientist: Pesticide Regulation
Image of staff member Bill Parker

Bill Parker

Head of Technical Programmes
Image of staff member Adam Doxford

Adam Doxford

Crop Protection Scientist - Pesticide Regulations
Image of staff member Catherine Harries

Catherine Harries

Crop protection scientist: diseases
Image of staff member Katja Maurer

Katja Maurer

Crop protection scientist
Image of staff member Rachel McGauley

Rachel McGauley

Plant physiologist
Image of staff member Jo McTigue

Jo McTigue

Crop Protection Scientific Officer - Pesticide Regulations
Image of staff member Kim Parker

Kim Parker

Crop protection scientist: diseases
Image of staff member Charlotte Rowley

Charlotte Rowley

Crop protection scientist: pests
Image of staff member Robert Saville

Robert Saville

Crop protection scientist

Environmental Expertise

Image of staff member Jon Foot

Jon Foot

Head of Environment & Resource Management
Image of staff member James Holmes

James Holmes

Environment Senior Scientist
Image of staff member Harley Stoddart

Harley Stoddart

Resource Management Senior Scientist
Image of staff member Amanda Bennett

Amanda Bennett

Environment Scientist
Image of staff member Jim Dimmock

Jim Dimmock

Resource Management Scientist
Image of staff member Nicola Dunn

Nicola Dunn

Resource Management Scientist
Image of staff member Georgina Key

Georgina Key

Resource Management Scientist
Image of staff member Alice Sin

Alice Sin

Resource Management Scientist

Recommended List Team

Image of staff member Ellie Marshall

Ellie Marshall

Field trials Lead Analyst
Image of staff member Paul Gosling

Paul Gosling

Senior Manager: Recommended Lists
Image of staff member Kathryn Hales

Kathryn Hales

Senior field trials data analyst
Image of staff member Mark Bollebakker

Mark Bollebakker

Field trials senior manager
Image of staff member Sean Burns

Sean Burns

Field trials senior manager
Image of staff member Bastiaan Brak

Bastiaan Brak

Research data analyst
Image of staff member Diana Flower

Diana Flower

Field trials data analyst
Image of staff member Sarah-Jane Osbourne

Sarah-Jane Osbourne

Field trials manager

Production System Experts

Image of staff member Dhan Bhandari

Dhan Bhandari

Cereal product quality scientist
Image of staff member Nikki Harrison

Nikki Harrison

Head of Business Development

Crop Storage Expertise

Image of staff member Adrian Cunnington

Adrian Cunnington

Head of Crop Storage Research
Image of staff member Adrian Briddon

Adrian Briddon

Crop Storage senior scientist
Image of staff member Glyn Harper

Glyn Harper

Crop storage senior scientist
Image of staff member Steve Saunders

Steve Saunders

Crop storage scientist
Image of staff member Graeme Stroud

Graeme Stroud

Crop storage scientist

Animal Health Expertise

Image of staff member Mandy Nevel

Mandy Nevel

Head of Animal Health and Welfare
Image of staff member Derek Armstrong

Derek Armstrong

Lead Veterinary Science Expert
Image of staff member Jenny Gibbons

Jenny Gibbons

Senior scientist: dairy
Image of staff member Claire Barber

Claire Barber

Health and welfare scientist
Image of staff member Amey Brassington

Amey Brassington

Health and welfare scientist
Image of staff member Lauren Dimmack

Lauren Dimmack

Health and welfare scientist
Image of staff member Lorna Gow

Lorna Gow

Health and welfare scientist
Image of staff member Rebecca Small

Rebecca Small

Health and Welfare Scientist
Image of staff member Lauren Turner

Lauren Turner

Animal Health & Welfare Scientist
Image of staff member Jennifer Newman

Jennifer Newman

Health and welfare scientist
Image of staff member Martina Dorigo

Martina Dorigo

Dairy Scientist: Nutrition
Image of staff member Siwan Howatson

Siwan Howatson

Animal Health & Welfare Scientist (Grass & Forage)
Image of staff member Matthew Harris

Matthew Harris

Health and welfare officer
Image of staff member Lis King

Lis King

Animal Health & Welfare Senior Scientist
Image of staff member Bryony Ennis

Bryony Ennis

Animal Health and Welfare Officer

EAMU team contacts

Image of staff member Adam Doxford

Adam Doxford

Crop Protection Scientist - Pesticide Regulations
Image of staff member Jo McTigue

Jo McTigue

Crop Protection Scientific Officer - Pesticide Regulations

Knowledge Transfer Team

Image of staff member Emily Pope

Emily Pope

Senior Knowledge Transfer Manager (Cereals & Oilseeds)
Image of staff member Fiona Geary

Fiona Geary

Knowledge Transfer Officer - Cereals and Oilseeds
Image of staff member Natalie Gilbert

Natalie Gilbert

Knowledge Transfer Officer (Cereals & Oilseeds)
Image of staff member Antonia Walker

Antonia Walker

Senior Knowledge Transfer Manager - Potatoes
Image of staff member Anne Stone

Anne Stone

Knowledge Transfer Manager - Potatoes
Image of staff member Chloe McKee

Chloe McKee

Knowledge Transfer Manager (Beef & Lamb)
Image of staff member Zanita Markham

Zanita Markham

Knowledge Transfer Manager (Pork)
Image of staff member James Taylor

James Taylor

Knowledge Transfer Manager - Pork
Image of staff member Sophie Miller

Sophie Miller

Knowledge Transfer Manager - Dairy
×