The people who run the RASC come from many parts of the food production chain, and the Commonwealth. The Trustees who take the decisions about the direction of the Society are drawn from major societies across the World.


HRH The Princess Royal


HRH The Princess Royal addressing delegates at 2016’s Commonwealth Agriculture Conference in Singapore

The Officers


Sir Nicholas Bacon Bt. OBE DL

Honorary Secretary
Michael Lambert

Honorary Treasurer
Allan Murray

Honorary Liaison Officer
Simon Orpwood

Honorary Next Generation Facilitators
Rebecca Dawes and Breyton Milford

The Trustees

All Trustees will serve a maximum 9-year term.

Bill Arnot – Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland

John Bennett – Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales

Geoff Burgess – The Royal Smithfield Club

Billy Martin – Royal Ulster Agricultural Society

Robert Drewett – Royal Bath & West of England Society

Johan Ehlers – The Cape of Good Hope Agricultural Society

Will Hyde – Dorset County Show

Aled Rhys Jones – Royal Welsh Agricultural Society

Christine Knipe – Westmorland County Agricultural Society

Chris Riddle – Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association

David Thomas – RNA, Brisbane

Rebecca Dawes

Co-opted Trustees

Will Prichard – Pembrokeshire County Show