Sector Boards

The Red Tractor Assurance Sector Boards are responsible for overseeing the management of the Sector Schemes and their activities. They are made up of experts and representatives from the sector (see list below). Each sector also has a Technical Advisory Committee responsible for the on-going maintenance and development of Red Tractor Assurance standards. 

Beef and Lamb Board

Alistair Mackintosh       Chairman
William Jackson       AHDB - Beef and Lamb 
David Morgan       NFU
Pete Garbutt       Food Service
Chris Dodds       Livestock Auctioneers Association
Eddie Harper M.B.E.       Livestock Haulage Consultant
Kevin Porter       Multiple Retailer
Adam Watson          National Sheep Association
Bill Harper       National Beef Association
Dean Holroyd       British Meat Processors Asociation
Duncan Sinclair         Multiple Retailer 


Dairy Board

Angela Rhodes


Peter Dawson

      Dairy UK

Ian Harvey



Phil Elkins       BCVA
Jean McClean       NFU (Scotland)
Charlotte Wardle       Dairy UK
Lucy Squire       Dairy UK
Steve Harris       Dairy UK
Nic Parsons         Multiple Retailer
Lee Truelove       Dairy UK
Neville Graham       Dairy UK (NI)
William Irvine       UFU
Michael Masters       Milk Processor
Harriet Wilson       BRC
Paul Tomkins       NFU


Pigs Board

Mike Sheldon         Chairman
William de Klein       BMPA
Mark Haighton         BMPA
Colin Stone        NPA Producer
Emer Fardy       Multilple Retailer
Angela Christison        BPEX
Richard Longthorp       NPA producer
Mark Birchall       BRC rep


Poultry  Board

Iain Gardner       Chairman
Clay Burrows        Quality British Turkey (QBT)
Charles Bourns       NFU
Geoffrey Buchanan         DAS
Philip Wilkinson OBE          BPC
David Neilson       Integrator
John Reed           British Poultry Council
Dr Martin Shirley CBE       Independent
John Kirkpatrick       Retailer
Sophie Throup      

BRC rep

Jonty Hay       NFU
David Gibson       BPC


 Fresh Produce Board    

Lucy MacLennan



Lee Abbey 



David Kennedy

      Technical Consultant

John Worth 



Damon Johnson


BRC rep

Trudie Webster


NFU Representative

Tim Papworth



Sarah Blanford  



Rob Clayton 


AHDB Potatoes

Mel Miles      


Produce Marketing

James Lee


Technical Consultant

Veryan Bliss



Technical Consultant




Combinable Crops & Sugar Beet Board

Laurence Matthews  




Angela Bowden  


Oilseed Crushers


Olly Harrison 


Cereals Producer


James Cox




Cereals Producer


Brett Askew

Cereals Producer

Tim Beaver


NFU Representative


Patrick Mitton


Pesticide Issues Consultant 


Brin Hughes




Penny Somervell  


AIC / Grain Merchants


Peter Chandley


Dhan Bhandari




Nick Morris

Sugar Manufacturer 

Alex Waugh




Gary Rudd

AIC / Grain Merchants
Julian South

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