The event began with the Annual General Meeting of the Institute where Tony Kernon of Kernon Countryside Consultants was unanimously elected as Chairman of the Insititute for the coming two years. Tony thanked David Meredith of DJM Consulting for his service.
A good number of members and guests attended the Business Management Conference Dinner where a presentation was made to Professor David Leaver to thank him for his work as President of the Institute. Professor Leaver continues to serve as Patron to the Institute.
After dinner, Professor Alastair Driver Director of Rewilding Britain gave an interesting talk to attendees on the work of Rewilding Britain which generated a good discussion between guests.
Speakers throughout the day of the BIAC Business Management Conference included Mark Bridgemen of the CLA, Peter Walker of Wilson Wraight, Jenny Phelps of SW FWAG, Oliver McEntyre of Barclays, Simon Britton of George F White, Mark Quinney of AHDB, Callum Murray of Innovate UK, Mark Dewes NSch, Emily Norton NSch, Kate Mayne NSch and George Paton of WebbPaton.
Our session Chairs for the day were Carl Atkin Vice-Chairman of IAgrM and Libby Bellamy as well as the Conference Chairman, David Meredith.
BIAC would like to thank our sponsor for the event, Barclays Agriculture.
Available presentations for the day are available by clicking on the following links;