Our Specialists

Since I joined Promar International in 2002, I have been part of many successful projects such as the Dairy Management Academy, cost of production models and producing FBA annual results. During my time here, I have managed several teams and have carried out numerous farm appraisals including SWOT analysis. I have worked on projects with […]

I was born and educated in Germany and graduated from Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen with a degree in Agricultural Economics. Having a strong background in agriculture and food has helped me to assess new product ideas and markets for Innovate UK and other international clients. In my current role as Director of Research, I deliver high-quality policy […]

I joined the Promar Sustainability team in 2020, bringing with me five years’ experience working in hydroponics production and controlled environment agriculture. As an agronomist, and with a masters in agricultural economics, I have a keen interest in driving technological advancements in the agriculture sector, environmentally friendly production processes and sustainable farming. My passion for […]

John Giles

Divisional Director of Agri-Food

I joined Promar in the 1990s and have spent 25 years supporting clients to make positive changes to their businesses. My many years of involvement with the Institute of Agricultural Management, the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s food, drink and agricultural group and the City Food Lecture has also allowed me to improve my knowledge and […]

Laura Seymour - Information and Insights Consultant, Promar International

I joined Promar in 2023 as a graduate of the Genus Future Leaders Programme. Prior to this, I gained valuable experience in people and project management, as well as genetics. Part of my current role includes work on behalf of Innovate UK to monitor numerous research-and-development and feasibility projects across the agriculture, food, and biological […]

I joined the Promar sustainability team in October 2020 after graduating from Harper Adams University with a BSc Honours in Food Technology with Nutrition, through which I gained a broad range of knowledge and experience throughout the agri-food supply chain and food industry. As part of my degree, I completed a 12-month placement at Keeling’s […]

Matt Sheehan

Principal Consultant and TSDG Programme Director

Having worked in the agri food supply chain since 1975 I have a repertoire of knowledge based on experience in numerous leading agricultural companies. I believe that food and farming is a meaningful and important sector that thrives to achieve change whilst being effective and efficient; delivering results and adding value to our customers businesses. […]

I am a Research and Data Analyst for Promar International and I joined the company in March 2017. I’m originally from a mixed livestock farming background in Devon (dairy, beef, sheep and pigs) and I also have more than 20 years of experience in the practical and financial aspects of managing an agricultural business. Since joining Promar I have […]

For corporate clients I analyse data to allow customers to decide on future business strategy, based on insights into the analysis of their suppliers’ performance, using Promar’s Farm Business Accounts software. My main role is the aggregation of suppliers’ data to assess financial costs, determining overall costs of production and collating data. This then provides […]