Our stakeholder steering group exists to monitor the progress of the project and to give guidance and strategic advice. Our stakeholders have been recruited from both the horticulture industry and the food sector. The remit of the group includes scrutinising and monitoring project plans, reviewing tenders, and advising on project management.

Our members are:

Welsh Government, support agencies and consultants

Arfon Griffiths – Welsh Government
Catrin Cullen – Glastir Communications Manager for the Welsh Government
Sarah Gould – Project Manager for Tyfu Cymru/Growing Wales at Lantra.
Gary Mitchell – Joint Wales Manager at Social Farms & Gardens
Tony Little – Sustainable Farming Consultant
Hugh Jones – Programme Area Manager – Food & Drink at WRAP Cymru
Martin Jardine – Food Technology Centre Manager at Grwp Llandrillo Menai

Horticulture Wales Members

Ian Sturrock – Ian Sturrock and Sons
James Full – Brynllwyd Nurseries
Nia Williams – Vale of Clwyd Denbigh Plum
Gary Rees – Brooksgrove Farm
Adrian Marks – Bellis Brothers

Horticulture Wales/Wrexham Glyndwr University Team

Graham Jackson – Professor of Industry and Enterprise
Aulay Mackenzie – Pro Vice Chancellor (Partnerships)
Laura Gough – Business Development Manager, Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
Isobel Smith – Project Development Officer
Jane Edwards – Report & Events Officer
Emma Cornes – Communications Officer