Our People

We are a great team! We are friendly, social and inclusive.

We have a united approach to finding solutions, and share our knowledge, experience and decisions to help each other. We strive to represent the NFU’s core values in everything we do.

We’re proud of the people who work for us and the people who work for us are proud of the NFU. Wherever we are based and whatever our role, we have an unquenchable thirst to be the best we can be, so we remain leaders in our field. But don’t just take our word for it, let your future colleagues do the talking.

Liv Phoenix

External Affairs Manager

You don’t need a farming background to work for the NFU – the enthusiasm and passion for farming rubs off on everyone.

Adam Bedford

Regional Director

The NFU has become a big part of my life and that’s down to the people in the organisation.

Trustworthy and Honest

We are transparent in our dealings and tell the truth

Act With Integrity

We set a good example and deliver on our promises

Respect for Others

We treat people how we expect to be treated

Regina Owusu

Legal Assistance Scheme Manager

I was 22 when I started working for the NFU and have been here for the last 30 years. If it wasn’t a great place to work, then I probably wouldn’t still be here.

Toby Lea

Designer

You get to have some creative freedom, from planning to executing the ideas, and seeing the final image is quite satisfying.

Creative

We think up new ideas

Innovative

We put in place new ideas and methods

Competent and Knowledgeable

We have the skills and knowledge to enable us to do our job well

Agile

We respond positively and flexibly to change

Paul Bradley

Chief Campaigns Manager

As a dad of two children, the NFU has helped me make the most of shared parental leave which allowed me to spend time at home when my children were first born, beyond the usual two weeks.

Victoria Wilkins

Membership Communications Manager

It’s great to be able to empower others, particularly group secretaries, by growing their understanding and helping them to represent the NFU.

Iestyn Pritchard

County Adviser

Somebody somewhere will have the answer for you and will go above and beyond to provide more for you, which I think is a very good quality and indicative of the way that we work here.

Rohit Kaushish

Acting Chief Economics Adviser

The NFU is supportive and collaborative and offers opportunities to grow.

Collaborative

We act as one NFU to achieve our goals

Share

We share knowledge, experience and decisions

Celebrate Success

We celebrate great work

Helen Ferrier

Chief Science and Regulatory Affairs Adviser

If you’re willing to go outside your comfort zone, there are endless opportunities to gain experience, knowledge and contacts.

Bethan Williams

Procurement and Food Service Adviser

It’s a fantastic place for young people to grow both personally and professionally.

Leanne Ward

Customer Service Team Leader

I love what I do. In 2021, I will celebrate my 10th anniversary at the NFU. I think that says a lot.

Nigel Laws

National Network Manager

For us, it’s not just a job, we really believe our work can and it’s making a difference.