NSA welcomes appointment of new AHDB Chair

11th March 2020

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is supportive of today’s (Wednesday) announcement of the ministerial appointment as Nicolas Saphir as the new Chair of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). Mr Saphir will take over the role from Sir Peter Kendall from April 1st for a three year term.

NSA Chief Executive Phil Stocker says: ”All at NSA are pleased to welcome Nicolas into this highly influential role at a time of huge change and opportunity for the farming industry.  Nicolas’ background and extensive experience in the agricultural and horticultural sectors should be very beneficial in the work he has to do now leading the board. I’d like to thank outgoing Chair Peter Kendall for all his input over the past six years and wish him well in whichever direction he now takes”.