Our Specialists

At times of disruptive change, understanding what motivates the owners of farming businesses as well as an in-depth appreciation of what affects their financial performance is a key driver of success.

I have 17 years’ experience as a consultant and work with hundreds dairy and mixed farms throughout the North West and Wales.  This experience allows me to help farmers achieve their ambitions for their business. As well as my extensive experience I have continued to expand my skills by undertaking training in Planet Training Course; […]

Andy Taylor

Principal Farm Business Consultant

I have more than 11 years experience of working as a Farm Business Consultant for Promar International. Prior to this role I was the Agricultural Account Manager for a large UK bank. This combination of technical and financial expertise has been invaluable to my clients. My main focus with clients is to improve business profitability by […]

I have 20 years experience in preparing accounts and submitting VAT. I studied a HND in Business Studies at Askham Bryan College.  I love a challenge especially when it comes to addressing a payroll problem and can confidently work with monthly bookkeeping tasks.   As a child, I enjoyed helping on the dairy farm which […]

Growing up in North Wales, I have always been surrounded by agriculture and the rural way of life! I have gained vital experience working on dairy farms in the UK and New Zealand, on a large arable and sheep farm in Berkshire, and also for an agricultural contractor. I graduated from Harper Adams with a […]

Izzy Knowles

I have several years experience working across a broad range of farms in different roles. I specialise in dairy systems but have solid expertise in beef and sheep enterprises as well. My approach is to listen, research and understand the critical issues facing the farming families I work with. I then draw on my own […]

My main focus is driving change within the dairy sector. I provide high level, strategic advice and use my extensive technical knowledge to achieve these business changes. I have a variety of experience in the beef, sheep, arable, pig and meat processing sectors. This industry knowledge is invaluable to my clients, who operate in a volatile […]

Mark Roue

Senior Farm Business Consultant

My practical knowledge has been gained from over 30 years of experience managing large herds on mixed enterprise farms.  I specialise in people management and development which is crucial in the smooth, profitable running of any business. Technical improvement cannot be achieved without well trained and engaged staff. My extensive practical experience, combined with my people […]

Richard Atkinson

Regional Farm Consultancy Manager - North & Midlands

I have worked across several areas within agriculture during my 34 years since graduating from Harper Adams, building my knowledge and network, this ranges from building an outdoor pig unit through animal health and hygiene to pharmaceuticals. I have worked as part of teams and also managed sales teams delivering the required results. I am […]

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