Head of Training & Partnerships
The Allerton Project (UK)
Joe Stanley, ARAgS, is an experienced farmer and conservationist and since 2021 Head of Training & Partnerships at the GWCT’s Allerton Project, a research and demonstration farm on the Leicestershire/Rutland border which has been investigating sustainable farming and landscape management since 1992. Joe is also active in the wider agricultural industry, acting as county chair of Leicestershire, Northants and Rutland National Farmers Union (NFU) and sitting on the NFU national Environment Forum. He is also a trustee of the Henry Plumb Foundation, a charity which helps young people into farming. He is a regular columnist for Farmers Weekly and Countryside among other publications, and author of ‘Farm to Fork: The Challenge of Sustainable Faming in 21st Century Britain’ released in 2021.