CLA East, The Court,
Lanwades Business Park, Kentford,
Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7PN
TEL: 01638 590429
FAX: 01638 552206
Your representatives working for you in the eastern region.
Ben was appointed CLA East Regional Director in January 2015 following a four-year spell as CLA Wales Director. During his time there, he advanced the impact of the CLA’s lobbying in the country and built relationships with key politicians, and oversaw a significant growth in membership. Ben has worked for the Association for 10 years and, previous to working in Wales, held posts as Conservation Adviser and Assistant Director South East.
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Tim trained at the Royal Agricultural College (RAC), and has practised as a Rural Surveyor for over 25 years, specialising in estate management and advising institutional, charitable, and private landowners. He was the Regional Rural Surveyor for the National Trust in the East of England for eight years and has spent time on a consultancy basis as Interim Chief Surveyor for the CLA at Belgrave Square in London.
T: 01638 590429 or 07980 825295 | F: 01638 552206
Claire read Geography at the University of Birmingham before taking a postgraduate course in Rural Estate Management at the Royal Agricultural College. She qualified as a Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor in 2010 and has spent time in professional practice advising a range of clients on a variety of areas including planning, commercial property and valuation before joining the CLA in November 2013.
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Rachel graduated from the Royal Agricultural University with a degree in agriculture and land management. She is a BASIS/FACTS/BETA qualified agronomist and worked for Hutchinsons for six years. Prior to joining the CLA, Rachel was employed at the Euston Estate in Suffolk, helping to run their estate office, complete BPS forms and administer agri-environment schemes, amongst other roles.
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Lee is a former broadcast news editor for a cluster of radio stations in the east of England. He has also held a media and communications role at Stansted Airport and most recently was the Head of Communications at the Youth Sport Trust, where he oversaw national media activity linked to the London 2012 Olympic Legacy and a range of other high profile campaigns.
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Emily-Rose organises the CLA's events programme for members as well as the organisation's attendance at county shows in the region. She joined the CLA after graduating from Norwich University College of Arts with a degree in textiles, specialising in woven cloth. Having grown up on her family's farm in Suffolk, Emily-Rose is an active member of her local Young Farmers Club, Hadleigh YFC.
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Alexandra (Alli) joined the CLA East team in October 2018 and oversees the coordination of our nine branch committees in the region. Alli graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2013 with a degree in history. She joined the CLA following a role as Business Support Coordinator for the estates and outdoors teams at the National Trust. Outside of work Alli spends most of her time sewing, horse riding and baking.
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Bernard returned to manage the family farm near Wisbech after training in agriculture at Writtle College. Having set up a contract farming agreement he worked firstly for Greenvale Foods before becoming ADER’s (Agricultural Development in the Eastern Region) Project Officer for Cambridgeshire. His interests include supporting local sports teams, savouring regional food and drink and harnessing the power of social media. A keen Twitter user Bernard can be found tweeting @blueberntwo. He would also welcome your calls on 07525 196834 if you live in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk or Norfolk and you are considering joining the CLA.
T: 07525 196834 | East Office on 01638 590429
James is Territory Manager for Essex, as well as Kent, London, Surrey and Sussex. Anyone who would like to find out more about the benefits of becoming a CLA member can contact him on:
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A Lincolnshire girl, Samantha is from an agricultural background with many years’ experience working within the animal Health, agricultural and equine sectors. Outside of work Samantha’s main passions include eventing and she also has a keen interest in property development.
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Farmer’s daughter Helen is the CLA Territory Manager for Northamptonshire, Herefordshire, South Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. She brings hands-on experience in farming along with in-depth knowledge of the agricultural sector, having previously worked at Rare Breeds Survival Trust and National Sheep Association.
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