Andy is a Partner at EFFP which is a specialist supply chain consultancy based in London. He is a member of UK Government Food & Drink Export Council and Food & Drink Sector Council and was recently Chair of the Food & Drink Board Wales. He is a member of Dept Business and Trade Advisory groups and co-founding two international collaborations to develop sustainable supply and demand of protein and edible fats.
John is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) which includes implementing the AIC Boards objectives for AIC. This role also includes being the Managing Director of AIC Services – the professional services arm of AIC. He was part of the original team that merged a number of trade associations together to form AIC in 2003.
Previous to this he has worked for a major blue-chip retailer, a fresh produce co-operative and a management consultancy. He obtained an MBA through the Open Business School and a BSc (Hons) from Nottingham University.
Robert Sheasby is the Chief Executive of the Agricultural Industries Confederation the trade association which represents agri business in the UK. His experience is from a career in agriculture having also held a number of roles within the National Farmers Union before joining the AIC in 2018, as well as working as a land agent and auctioneer in his early career.
In this role Robert sits on a number of Government stakeholder groups including the DiT Trade Advisory Group for agriculture and food, the Defra group on Productivity as well as having overall responsibility for the operation off the AIC.
Jen is Communications and Commercial Responsibility Director for AB Agri, an animal nutrition and farm performance business based in Peterborough. Jen joined AB Agri in 2018 from the financial services sector where she focused primarily on communications, organisational change and employee engagement. In addition to her AB Agri and AIC Services roles, Jen is also a member of the IFIF (International Feed Industries Federation) Sustainability Steering Group. She has a BA in English Literature and Language from UCL and an MSc in Organisational Behaviour from the University of London.