Meet the team

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

Strategy Director Beef & Lamb

North East

Karen O'Callaghan Lowe

Knowledge Exchange Manager -Dairy Leader

Rose Riby

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds

James Hague

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Bryan Nicholson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Richard Bows

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Pork

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Samantha Charlton

Knowledge Exchange Manager

North West

Liz Ford

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef and Lamb

Michelle Nuttall

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds

James Hague

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Bryan Nicholson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Richard Bows

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Pork

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Nicola Renison

Knowledge Exchange Manager

Karen O'Callaghan Lowe

Knowledge Exchange Manager -Dairy Leader

East Midlands

Emma Steele

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Stephen West

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Judith Stafford

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds

Shirley Macmillan

Knowledge Exchange Manager

Becky Brookes

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Farmbench)

Amber Barton

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Holly Shaw

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Farmbench)

East Anglia

Nerys Wright

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef and Lamb

Teresa Meadows

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds

Shirley Macmillan

Knowledge Exchange Manager

Andrew Palmer

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Pork

Holly Shaw

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Farmbench)

David Wilson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

West Midlands

Emma Steele

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Richard Meredith

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Arable

Meg Spendlove

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Farmbench)

Bill Watts

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

South East

Nerys Wright

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef and Lamb

Paul Hill

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds

Becky Miles

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Jen Waters

Senior Knowledge Exchange (KE) Manager

Mark Campbell

Knowledge Exchange Manager -Dairy Leader

David Wilson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

South West

Leah Shanks

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Beef & Lamb

Philip Dolbear

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Cereals and Oilseeds

Becky Miles

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Kate Harris

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

David Pett

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Farmbench)

Mark Campbell

Knowledge Exchange Manager -Dairy Leader

Bill Watts

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Patrick Loten

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Pork

Jen Waters

Senior Knowledge Exchange (KE) Manager

Scotland

Bryan Nicholson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Claire Hodge

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager (Scotland) - Arable

Doreen Anderson

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager (Farmbench)

Chris Stockwell

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Scotland) - Dairy

Paul Flanagan

Strategy Director Dairy / Scotland

Chris Leslie

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds

Julie Clark

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Farmbench)

Wales

Delyth Davies

Head of Dairy Development Wales - Pennaeth Datblygu Llaeth Cymru

Jamie McCoy

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Dairy

Meg Spendlove

Knowledge Exchange Manager (Farmbench)

Menna Davies

Dairy Development Wales Manager - Rheolwr Datblygu Llaeth Cymru

Richard Meredith

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Arable

Richard Davies

Knowledge Exchange Senior Manager - Uwch Reolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth

Rachel Beasley

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

Teaghan Lourie

Animal Health Knowledge Exchange Manager (East Wales) - Rheolwr Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth Iechyd Anifeiliaid (Dwyrain Cymru)

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)

Bill Watts

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Northern Ireland

Doreen Anderson

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager (Farmbench)

Michelle Nuttall

Knowledge Exchange Manager – Cereals & Oilseeds

National

Sarah Pick

Knowledge Exchange Manager - National Assistant - Beef and 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)

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

Dawn Teverson

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

Kara Barrett

Hort Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

Grace Choto

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

Gracie Emeny

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - SmartHort

Wayne Brough

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Ornamentals)

Scott Raffle

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Horticulture (Fruit)

Nathalie Key

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

Kate Mackenzie

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager