Paul Hadley
Chairman and Trustee
Paul Hadley is Professor of Horticultural Crop Physiology at the University of Reading, where he has worked for over 30 years.  His main interest is how environment affects growth, development and yield of crops.  He Read More
Alan French
Alan French retired in 2003 from his role as Business development Director for Europe with global industrial services company CHEP. Since that time Alan has been Master of the Worshipful Company of Fruiterers and through Read More
Will Sibley
A fruit tree nurseryman and grafter who specialises in the introduction of new and novel fruit varieties for both the commercial and amateur fruit grower. A Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Fruiterers, he Read More
Adrian Barlow
Adrian Barlow worked for three years as an agricultural officer in Uganda before embarking on a career in sales and marketing with Schweppes, Thomas French and Whitecroft Lydney where he was Sales and Marketing Director. Read More
Richard Ellis
BSc Agriculture (1972, Wales), PhD Agriculture (1976, Reading)] is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology and currently Professor of Crop Production and Director of Health Partnerships at the University of Reading. He was Read More
Tim Biddlecombe
Secretary and Treasurer
Tim Biddlecombe is Chairman of Fruit Advisory Services Team LLP who are responsible for the day to day management and husbandry of the Collections and orchards at Brogdale. After graduating from Wye College with a Read More
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