The Rutland Agricultural Society Trustees & Show Committee
The Rutland Agricultural Society Trustees & Show Committee

The Rutland Agricultural Society Trustees & Show Committee

Meet Our Team

David Wood

Chairman of Trustees

David Wood succeeded Jeremy Skipper MBE as Chairman of Rutland Agricultural Society in July 2014. He and his wife Jeffy have lived in Wing since 1985.

David's career has been spent in retailing until 1991 and then as an operational director of Lloyds Bank. He was a Trustee of the Lloyds TSB Charitable Foundation. David became a non-executive director of the Melton Mowbray Building Society in 2002, becoming non Executive Chairman in 2007 until he retired in 2014.

He is also Chairman of Trustees of the Foundation for Conductive Education. David's main interests are fishing, shooting, gardening and music. He was delighted to join the Rutland Agricultural Society at a time of huge opportunity to develop the Society and the New Showground for the benefit of agriculture and the whole community in Rutland.


Andrew Nelson

Vice Chairman

Andrew and his wife Jill have been farming on the shores of Rutland Water for over twenty years, growing naturally raised British native beed and lamb. Andrew has been part of the RAS for many years and has played a major part in the recent evolution of the society.

Martin Reason

Honorary Treasurer

Martin is Chief Executive of Melton Mowbray Building Society. Martin and his wife Clare live on a smallholding farm in Owston. He is a member and active participant in the Cottesmore Hunt Hedgelaying Society. Martin became a Trustee of RAS in 2015 and was appointed as Honorary Treasurer in 2016.


Rupert Mayo

 

Andrew and his wife Jill have been farming on the shores of Rutland Water for over twenty years, growing naturally raised British native beed and lamb. Andrew has been part of the RAS for many years and has played a major part in the recent evolution of the society.

Jonny Baker

Director of RASE

Martin is Chief Executive of Melton Mowbray Building Society. Martin and his wife Clare live on a smallholding farm in Owston. He is a member and active participant in the Cottesmore Hunt Hedgelaying Society. Martin became a Trustee of RAS in 2015 and was appointed as Honorary Treasurer in 2016.


Mark Aitchison

Director of RASE

Andrew and his wife Jill have been farming on the shores of Rutland Water for over twenty years, growing naturally raised British native beed and lamb. Andrew has been part of the RAS for many years and has played a major part in the recent evolution of the society.

Sally Brook-Shanahan

 

Martin is Chief Executive of Melton Mowbray Building Society. Martin and his wife Clare live on a smallholding farm in Owston. He is a member and active participant in the Cottesmore Hunt Hedgelaying Society. Martin became a Trustee of RAS in 2015 and was appointed as Honorary Treasurer in 2016.


Andrew Brown JP

 

Andrew and his wife Jill have been farming on the shores of Rutland Water for over twenty years, growing naturally raised British native beed and lamb. Andrew has been part of the RAS for many years and has played a major part in the recent evolution of the society.





Rhona Duncan (Poultry) mailto:red1007@hotmail.co.uk Tim Baker (Goats) mailto:timbee1973@gmail.com


Forthcoming Events

RAS talk - An evening with the Butterfly Boys & Jim Egan 25th November 2019 @ 7pm
Tickets are free for RAS members and £5 for non-members. Doors open at 6:30pm. 
Please phone 01572 757110 or email office@rutlandshowground.com to book your tickets in advance.

  
The Rutland Show Sunday May 31st 2020
 

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