The Norfolk and Suffolk Agri-Food Industry Council

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The Norfolk and Suffolk Agri-Food Industry Council provides strategic leadership for the region’s agri-food sector.

The Norfolk and Suffolk Agri-Food Industry Council Membership (as of October 2021):

Chair – Corrienne Peasgood, City College Norwich
Gary Ford, National Farmers’ Union
Nick Sandford, Country Land & Business Association
Ben Turner, Ben Burgess & Co Ltd 
Briony Tuthill, Anglian Water
Jonathan Clarke, John Innes Centre
Andrew Fearne, UEA
Martin Collison, Collison & Associates
Belinda Clarke, Agri-TechE
Clarke Willis, Food Enterprise Park
Andrew Francis, Elveden Estate
Robert Gooch, The Wild Meat Company
Nigel Davies, Muntons
Viv Gillespie, Suffolk New College
Greg Smith, Chair of the Agri-Food Industry Council Skills Subgroup 
Matt Jones, Suffolk County Council 
Jo Middleton, Norfolk County Council
Philip Ainsworth, Suffolk Agricultural Association
Mark Nicholas, Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association
Sam Fairs, Hillfairs Farming Ltd


Click here to see the Council’s Terms of Reference

Future meetings

Dates to be confirmed

A regular newsletter is produced by the Council providing updates about developments in the sector. 

You can read the latest report here 

Dates for 2021

Dates for 2020

Dates for 2019

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