The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has appointmented two new recruits to strengthen its policy and horticulture teams.
Sally Cullimore joins as policy executive and brings many years of experience from the grower sector after completing her studies at Pershore College. She has a strong interest in the political landscape surrounding horticulture and will support the lobbying and policy campaigns that the HTA is involved in.
Cullimore said: “I’m very excited to be joining the HTA and helping the horticultural industry understand the key issues and opportunities whilst supporting the HTA with its policy campaigns.”
Alistair Yeomans joins as horticulture manager. He has a BSc in horticulture, a qualification in arboriculture from Harvard and an MSc in forestry. Alistair has knowledge of plant health, biosecurity, nursery operations and tree and forestry management and will be the HTA’s key contact for grower members, specialist grower committees along with BOPP and the Growing Media Association.
Yeomans said: “I am really looking forward to joining the HTA team and working with members to address industry challenges and promote the many benefits of the horticulture sector to wider society.”