Key regional contacts for AHDB Beef & Lamb are shown below. Find out which region your are in by viewing the regional map.
Clive Brown, Head of Regional Development
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 Regional Development is one of industry relations and development, liaising with all relevant stakeholders, including primary producers.
T: 01904 771214
Steve Dunkley, Senior Regional Manager – North East
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.
T: 01904 771214
Liz Ford, Regional Manager – North West
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.
T: 07779 322120
Steve West, Regional Manager – South East & East
Steve 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.
T: 07816 159574
Joseph Keating, Regional Manager – South West
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 Regional Manager in the South West.
M: 07972 622 613