Knowledge Exchange Managers

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  • Richard Bows

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    Name
    Richard Bows
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    Knowledge Exchange Manager - North
    Introduction

    Richard spent the first 10 years of his working life on the family mixed farm then later became head stockman on a nucleus unit for Cotswold Pigs. He then spent 22 years managing a 750-sow breeding unit for Ermine Farms.

    Blog: The Canadian approach to pig farming

    Email
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    cell 07816 941 223
  • Samantha Bradley

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    Name
    Samantha Bradley
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    Knowledge Exchange Officer – Skills Development
    Introduction

    Sam studied agriculture at Harper Adams University prior to joining AHDB Pork in 2012. She is currently responsible for skills development and training programmes for AHDB Pork, which includes Pig Pro.

    Email
    Office
    work 02476 478801
    Mobile
    cell 07976 980753
  • Angela Cliff

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    Name
    Angela Cliff
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    Knowledge Exchange Manager - Midlands
    Introduction

    Angela graduated from Newcastle University with an Honours degree in agriculture and spent 10 years in pig production before returning to Aberdeen university to take an MSc in pig production. Since then she has worked with two breeding companies as technical support for AI and reproduction, before joining the AHDB Pork technical team in 2006.

    Email
    Mobile
    cell 07967 788 484
  • Luchia Gregson

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    Name
    Luchia Gregson
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    Knowledge Exchange Officer
    Introduction

    Luchia joined the team in January 2018. Her interest in the pig industry began during her placement year in a veterinary laboratory where she was involved with external quality checks on boar semen. After graduating from Harper Adams University with a degree in Bioveterinary Science, Luchia then went on to work with a swine genetics company as an animal/laboratory technician, before being promoted to laboratory supervisor.

    Email
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    cell 07990 442 798
  • Kate Mellor

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    Name
    Kate Mellor
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    Knowledge Exchange Senior Manager
    Introduction

    After studying agriculture at college, Kate then did some work with Quality Assurance. She comes from a farming background and before joining AHDB Pork was running the family farm which included a 1000 sow outdoor breeding unit.

    Email
    Mobile
    cell 07973 701 202
  • Andrew Palmer

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    Name
    Andrew Palmer
    Organisation
    AHDB Pork KE
    Job Title
    Knowledge Exchange Manager - East
    Introduction

    Andrew has worked in the pig Industry for more than 40 years starting on a family farm then, after agricultural college, as a stockperson working towards department head and unit manager  of both indoor and outdoor units. From there he went on to a fieldsman role looking after several units including nucleus, outdoor and gilt rearing leading onto his current role with AHDB Pork.

    Blog: Farming down under

    Email
    Mobile
    cell 07976 443 454