Welcome to the AHDB Beef & Lamb news centre.
Here you can read about the latest news in the beef and sheep meat industry, download AHDB Beef & Lamb news releases, access a news release archive and follow AHDB Beef & Lamb on social media.
AHDB Beef & Lamb runs a 365-day-a-year press office to issue proactive news releases on AHDB Beef & Lamb activity, respond to topical industry issues and help journalists with requests for information.
If you have an urgent media enquiry, call the AHDB Beef & Lamb press office on 024 7647 8800. Outside our normal working hours, calls to this number will automatically be forwarded to the duty press officer.
You can also email the press office.
Meet the team
Here is a short introduction to each team member, along with an outline of their roles, responsibilities and contact details.
James Wilde, Head of Communications
Responsible for strategic delivery of communications output across AHDB Beef & Lamb.
024 7647 8835
07891 534 858
Jo Biggs, Communications Manager
Responsible for the team’s digital and technical communications and ensuring all AHDB Beef & Lamb departments are represented within the communications output.
024 7647 8836
07816 940 164
Andy Hutson, Corporate Affairs Manager
Responsible for public affairs, export, market intelligence and marketing outputs from the communications team.
024 7647 8822
07896 676 474
Ben Coates, Media Officer
Responsible for multimedia communications, with a particular emphasis on video and developing the AHDB Beef and Lamb TV YouTube channel.
024 7647 8736
07583 628 790
Monisha Singh, Communications Officer
Works with Andy to support communications team outputs on public affairs, export, market intelligence and marketing.
024 7647 8959
Diane Northrop, Website Manager
Responsible for maintaining and updating the stakeholder website and monitoring its performance.