Knowledge Exchange contacts for AHDB Beef & Lamb are shown below. Find out which region you are in by viewing the regional map.

Clive Brown, Head of Knowledge ExchangeClive Brown

Clive has a practical farming background and spent nearly 20 years working for livestock marketing co-operatives, giving him an in-depth understanding of the supply chain. His current role as Head of Knowledge Exchange is one of industry relations and development, liaising with all relevant stakeholders, including primary producers.

Email Clive Brown

T: 01904 771214


Steve Dunkley, Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager – North EastSteve Dunkley AHDB Beef & Lamb

Steve grew up on a beef farm in Yorkshire and joined AHDB Beef & Lamb from EFFP Ltd, where he worked as a supply chain consultant and specialised in grant funding and bid writing. Steve manages the North East Region and continues to focus on securing and managing grant funding.

Email Steve Dunkley

T: 01904 771214


Liz Ford,  Knowledge Exchange Manager – North WestLiz Ford, North West Regional Manager

Liz comes from a mixed farm in Cheshire and previously worked as a rural practice surveyor for a firm of auctioneers before joining AHDB Beef & Lamb. Liz has an in depth understanding of the supply chain and a technical background in meat quality.

Email Liz Ford

T: 07779 322120



Steve WestStephen West, Knowledge Exchange Manager – South East & East

Stephen is the first point of contact for levy payers in the South East and East Anglia counties and has a background in both beef and sheep farming. He previously worked for Signet Breeding Services and has a good knowledge of breeding and EBV’s for both beef and sheep as well as a practical background from working with his own commercial flock.

Email Stephen West

T: 07816 159574



Joseph Keating, Knowledge Exchange Manager – South WestJoseph Keating AHDB Beef & Lamb

Originally from County Galway, Ireland, Joseph previously worked for Teagasc as Good Farm Practice Advisor and then the National Farmers Union as a National Livestock Adviser. Joseph is currently AHDB’s Knowledge Exchange Manager in the South West.

Email Joseph Keating

M: 07972 622 613