Sector technical advisory committees (TACs)

The Red Tractor Assurance Sectors each have Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) who are made up of experts within the sector. They are responsible for the on-going maintenance and development of Red Tractor Assurance Standards. The six sector TACs are listed below: 


Beef and Lamb TAC

David Morgan  Chairman
Bryan Griffiths    Farmer
Peter Morris Livestock Procurement and Processing
Alastair Sneddon Auctioneer
Hannah Donegan Multiple Retailer
Gordon Meek Farmer 
John Royle NFU
Miriam Parker  Welfare Consultant
Denise Thomas Farmer
Derek Armstrong Livestock Haulage
Phil Stocker NSA
Phil Hadley AHDB 
Rachel Hayton BCVA
Tim Bebbington SVS
Kevin Porter Multiple Retailer
Mary Vickers AHDB
Chris Mallon NBA


Dairy TAC

Lucy Squire  Chairman
Angela Rhodes Sector Board Chairman
Josh Dowbiggin Multiple Retailer
Harriet Wilson Multiple Retailer
Rosie Cowie Dairy UK
Lee Truelove Dairy UK
George Jamieson NFU Scotland
Phil Elkins British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA)
John Avizienius   RSPCA
Verity Richards NFU
Jenny Gibbons AHDB Dairy


Pigs TAC

Prof Will Haresign Chairman
Mike Sheldon Sector Board Chairman
Emer Fardy Retailer
Ashley Gilman BMPA Processor
Guy Kiddy British Pig Association
David Chennells Veterinary Advisor
Chris Leamon Farmer
Paul Toplis Feed Representative
Annie Davis  Pig Veterinary Society
Claire Barber AHDB Pigs
Zoe Davis National Pig Association
Martin Barker Farmer
Prof Sandra Edwards Independent Welfare Advisor
Jonathan Green Producer / Farmer
Phil Woodall Thames Valley Cambac
Nick Davies Processor representative
Norman Robson UFU Rep
Christian Anderson Producer 
Mark Harding Building Manufacturer
Heidi Dekker Producer/Integrator


Chicken TAC

Dr Martin Shirley CBE Chairman
Steve Dart Integrator
James Hook  Hatchery Representative
Charles Bourns NFU
Anna Rountree Free Range 
Muhammed Maliki Integrator Representative and N Ireland
Andrew McKenzie  Breeder Representative
Dan Pearson Poultry Veterinarian
Steve Wilson Feed representative
Sheelagh Johnson Processor

Fresh Produce TAC

David Kennedy           Chairman
Dr Louise Sutherland Sector Board Chairman 
Clive Baxter  Top Fruit Production
Grace Choto  AHDB
Cristian Metzger NFUS 
Andrew Curtis Potato Processors Association
Stephen McGuffie Soft Fruit Grower
Kim Dawson G's Mushrooms
John Worth Retailer
Stephen Humphreys  Pesticide Industry
Patrick Mitton Independent-  Pesticides Consultant 
Dr Mike Storey AHDB Potatoes
Lee Abbey   NFU
Andrew Mellonie Retailer 
Jane Duddle Retailer
Emma Burke Grower

Turkey TAC
Dr Martin Shirley CBE Chairman
Tim Burnside  
Linda Kirby  
Jon Gooderham  
Andrew Cleare  
Colin Taylor  
Andrew Ballantyne  
Stuart Beaumont  
Evelyn Edwards   
Chris Siddall  
Martin Newman   
Terry Motley  
Maire Burnett BPC

Duck TAC
Dr Martin Shirley CBE Chairman
Andrew Jackson  
Helen Neilson  
Andrew Ballantyne  
Nick Lynn  
Inês Ajuda  
Maire Burnett  
Naomi Swain BPC

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