International Market Development Director, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)
Dr Phil Hadley has a practical meat industry background originally having trained as a butcher in a traditional family abattoir and retail business. He became a Graduate of the Institute of Meat and worked as a meat inspector for several years. During this time, he gained a MSc in Meat Science from the University of Bristol and went on to gain a PhD in Animal Production from the University of Nottingham. Phil has worked for AHDB Beef & Lamb, formerly EBLEX, for more than 13 years. He is currently international market development director covering the agricultural sectors represented by AHDB on overseas markets. He has particular responsibility for market access, working closely with Governmental and industry to further our export ambitions.