About the sub-committee

Membership includes union representatives, academics and experts from across the industry. There are also representative members from the Young Farmers' Club and Lantra, as stipulated in the order. 

Members bring with them a breadth of experience, knowledge and understanding of the skills and training needs for the agriculture sector, as well as the requirements for career progression opportunities.


  • Dr Lionel Walford (Chair - Independent)
  • Peter Rees (Independent)
  • Stephen Hughson (Independent)
  • Ivan Monckton (Unite)
  • Bryan Godsell (Unite)
  • Kevin Thomas (Lantra)
  • Helen Evans (Wales YFC)
  • Alun Elldyr Edwards (Farmers Union of Wales)
  • David B Jones (Coleg Cambria)
  • Will Prichard (National Farmers Union)