Julie and Nick have worked together in rural development for over fifteen years. Their aim is to be people focused and to ‘make a difference’. They facilitate rural projects connected with learning, along with projects involving work-life balance and personal and rural business development.
Julie’s background is in horticulture, whereas Nick has agricultural experience. Nick and Julie are skilled communicators who aim to make participation in project related activity informal and friendly, whilst maintaining a structure and level of organisation that ensures that the project objectives and individual needs are met. Julie and Nick are both SFEDI Accredited Business Advisors and Social Enterprise Business Advisors. Julie and Nick have been widely recognized for their contribution to rural business development. Just a few of their recent achievements include:
- Business Advisor of the Year Award
- WELLIES Award
- Adult Learners Award
- Grade 1 Inspection Result
- Speaker at Oxford Farming Conference 2015