Hybu Cig Cymru Board 

HCC is an accountable body which exists to serve the interests of the Welsh red meat industry as a whole. 

Our Board Members are representative of farmer and processor levy payers and others who possess skills relevant to the future development of the organisation.

Chair

Dai Davies

Dai Davies

Dai Davies is a former President of NFU Cymru and farms a 520-acre dairy, beef and cereal enterprise in Carmarthenshire. Dai has also held a number of other posts including Chairman of the West Carmarthenshire Welsh Language Centre and is a former President of the Whitland Young Farmers Club.

Farmer Levy Payers

Graham Probert

Graham Probert

Graham Probert farms 250 acres in South East Wales and his farm has been used as an HCC demonstration farm and more recently as an Organic Demonstration farm. He has an honours degree in Business with Economics and vast experience through his previous involvement as Chairman of Future Farmers of Wales.

In 2011, Graham was awarded an ‘Associateship of the Royal Agricultural  Societies' for facilitating knowledge transfer within the agricultural industry.

Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers farms in Anglesey in partnership with his parents. The farm comprises of 1,700 head of breeding ewes and 300 head of beef cattle, and is involved in numerous projects including being a Farming Connect Demonstration Farm.

Richard is an active member of the Anglesey Grassland Society and of the National Farmers Union and is a company director involved in the development of a number of renewable energy projects.

Richard Tudor

Richard Tudor

Richard Tudor farms a 700 acre upland beef and sheep farm at Llysun, Llanerfyl. The farm has a 1500 strong Mule, Texel and Aberdale flock producing lambs for Waitrose. The 140 Saler and Simmental suckler herd produce young store bulls and finished cattle. He places great emphasis on meat production from grass.

John Yeomans

John Yeomans

John Yeomans has an upland beef and sheep farm in Powys with a herd of mainly crossbred Limousin cows and Beulah ewes. His farm has been used as both a Welsh Sheep Strategy TIR farm and a Farming Connect demonstration farm and he has had a long involvement with the Farmers' Union of Wales.

Processor Levy Payers

Wyn Williams

Wyn Williams

Wyn Williams is the Procurement manager for Dunbia (Wales) Ltd, responsible for livestock purchasing to cover abattoirs at Nantmel and Llanybydder. He also farms 230 acres in Montgomeryshire, with 450 hill sheep and 15 purebred limousin cows.

Independent Members

John Brereton

John Brereton

John Brereton is a full equity partner in a livestock auction business in Oswestry and is a qualified chartered surveyor. He has a wide experience in livestock auctioneering, estate management and rurally based general practice. 

John is currently a member of the Welsh Livestock Auctioneers Association, having been a past Chairman.

Professor William Haresign

Professor William Haresign

Professor William Haresign is farmer's son from Lincolnshire with a BSc in Animal Production Science and a PhD in sheep reproduction. He has been Professor of Agriculture at Aberystwyth University since 1996 and he was involved in establishing the European 5b funded Welsh Sheep Strategy.

Will has been actively involved in a range of sheep breeding research projects designed to help the industry improve its technical efficiency, and is Deputy Director of the new IBERS.

Gwynn Angell Jones

Gwynn Angell Jones

Gwynn Angell Jones has worked with the Wales Tourist Board for 10 years in Machynlleth and Swansea before becoming the first head of operations for Inter Hotels UK, tasked with restructuring a worldwide marketing and purchasing consortium. He later joined Hamdden Ltd as Managing Director before moving to run Cardiff (university) Union Services. 

Gwynn worked as Director for Wales of Ontrac Marketing, and later became the first head of marketing and supporter development for the National Trust in Wales. He has served on the Welsh Government Ministerial advisory committee on tourism matters and the Welsh Government Ministerial advisory committee on food strategy. He was chair of the Phab Wales charity for eight years and currently runs a charity raising funds for a hospital in Jowai in North East India.

Bethan Wynne Jones

Bethan Wynne Jones

Bethan Wynne Jones has more than 10 years experience of working within the field of public sector auditing. Brought up on a dairy farm in North Wales, she holds a BA in Accounting and Finance and is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Currently Bethan works for the National Audit Office in London, specialising in leading and managing health sector audits. Prior to moving to London she worked at the Wales Audit Office, leading the audits of both European agriculture funds and Welsh Government bodies.

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