Who we are

Explore below to find out who the key members and how our corporate members are committed to reinforcing LEAF’s political and practical credentials as the most realistic route to sustainable global food production.

About us

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) is the leading organisation delivering more sustainable food and farming. We work with farmers, the food industry, scientists and consumers, to inspire and enable sustainable farming that is prosperous, enriches the environment and engages local communities.

LEAF staff

Caroline Drummond

Caroline Drummond

Chief Executive [email protected]
Rosie Beaufoy

Rosie Beaufoy



Jim Blumire

Jim Blumire



Simon Bull

Simon Bull

Marketing & Communications Manager [email protected]
Jennifer Clark

Jennifer Clark

Assurance Manager [email protected]
Jess Corsair

Jess Corsair

Technical Assistant [email protected]
Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards

Director, Education and Public Engagement [email protected]
Caroline Ellis

Caroline Ellis

Bookkeeper [email protected]
Emma Darwood

Emma Darwood

Executive Assistant [email protected]
Val Goldstraw

Val Goldstraw

Membership Co-ordinator [email protected]
Alexandra Lear

Alexandra Lear

Projects Assistant [email protected]
Justine Hards

Justine Hards

Publications and PR Co-ordinator [email protected]
Janet Hickinbottom

Janet Hickinbottom

National Education Officer [email protected]
Justine Hunt

Justine Hunt

Technical Support Coordinator [email protected]
Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Chief Operating Officer [email protected]
Jamie Markham

Jamie Markham

Marketing and Communications Assistant [email protected]
Melanie McCarthy

Melanie McCarthy

Events, Open Farm Sunday & Open Farm School Days Co-ordinator [email protected]
Alice Midmer

Alice Midmer

Demonstration & Innovation Manager [email protected]
Clare Mike

Clare Mike

Director, Business Development [email protected]
Julie Neale

Julie Neale

Education Programme Coordinator [email protected]
Lucy Redmore

Lucy Redmore

Technical Coordinator [email protected]
Annabel Shackleton

Annabel Shackleton

Events, Open Farm Sunday & Open Farm School Days Manager [email protected]
Emily Trivett

Emily Trivett

Technical Assistant [email protected]

LEAF Marque certified businesses

We are hugely proud of what the LEAF Marque Certified businesses have achieved. We are able to provide a list of LEAF Marque certified businesses.

View list of businesses

How to get involved