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Meet the Agri Trader Team

The eight members of the Agri Trader Team
Who are the people who make Agri Trader happen every month? It’s a small core team day-to-day – and here they are!

Pwy yw’r pobol sydd wrthi yn creu Agri Trader pob mis? Tîm craidd bach ond gweithgar sydd wrthi o ddydd i ddydd – a dyma nhw!

DAMIAN

Name: Damian MacIntyre

Role: Resident Printer Fixer / Website Admin

How long have you worked for Agri Trader? Just over 2 years

Best thing about the Agri Trader office and your lovely colleagues? They’re a great bunch! There’s never a day without a laugh, and there’s a lot of job satisfaction and sense of community that comes from connecting local people and businesses with each other.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Goodat findingcreative solutions

How would your colleagues describe you? I’d like to think they’d say ‘Tall, Dark, and Handsome,’ but I wouldn’t ask them just in case they disagree!

What do you enjoy away from the cut-throat world of agricultural advertising publications? I live, eat, and breathe agricultural advertising, but in the rare moments I get some time away from that I love long walks on the beach, and candlelit dinners under the stars

Pet-hate(s): There aren’t many things in life that get under my skin, but whichever mystery person in the office who keeps bending all of the teaspoons by squeezing the absolute life out of their teabags is right at the top of the list!

ELYSE

Name: Elyse Jones

Role: Sales Consultant

How long have you worked for Agri Trader? 4 years

Best thing about the Agri Trader office and your lovely colleagues? I get speak to a variety of people from all over the UK and learn a lot about all different industries within the agri world. I always look forward to coming to work as we have a great laugh and we work together as a team, I see us more as friends than colleagues.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Friendly, outgoing, good sense of humour & down to earth. (I know that’s more than 3 words, but everyone knows I can’t count)

What do you enjoy away from the cut-throat world of agricultural advertising publications? I have 3 beautiful children and partner, so when I am not in the office all my spare time is dedicated to my family inc days out, shopping and the usual mum / housewife duties.

Pet-hate(s): When someone is eating and they breathe and chew loudly at the same time. Almost forgot – people who don’t wash up after themselves

BERNIE

Name: Bernie Dutton, short for Bernadette!

Role: Area Sales Manager

How long have you worked for Agri Trader? 4 Months

Best thing about the Agri Trader office and your lovely colleagues? It’s a truly magical office, my colleagues are always bright & cheery, nothing is too much trouble, what is there not to like about your office being in West Wales, it’s a dream come true!

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Happy, Cheerful & Competitive!

How would your colleagues describe you? Polite & Fabulous to work with!!

What do you enjoy away from the cut-throat world of agricultural advertising publications?All outdoor sports, farming, horse-riding and horse-racing! I always love the Cheltenham Gold Cup- never missed one in 25 years! And of course, Welsh rugby, how could you not!

HUW

Name: Huw Evans

Role: Sales Manager

How long have you worked for Agri Trader? Since 2012

Best thing about the Agri Trader office and your lovely colleagues? Always busy, something to do. Can rely on the team to step in when required.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Boom boom boom

How would your colleagues describe you? Don’t think I want to answer that one!!

What do you enjoy away from the cut-throat world of agricultural advertising publications? Try to keep fit by doing some running, play golf, summer only! Enjoy watching sport, mainly rugby and football

Pet-hate(s): Whoever keeps bending the teaspoons back after they’re at the perfect angle

CATRIN

Name: Catrin Wilson

Role: Sales Consultant / Chief Labeller

How long have you worked for Agri Trader? Too long! Labelling for 15 years. Office, out and about and working from home for 11 years. But I actually started collating/labelling the original two colour Agri Traders in the late 1980s!

Best thing about the Agri Trader office and your lovely colleagues? Working from home. I like that Huw knows everything – but Elyse knows more (jokes, jokes). Damien’s brilliant tech head, Lewis’s calming voice and excellent eye for design. Oh and not forgetting the always ‘out of the ordinary’ unforgettable staff do’s!

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Considerate, Patient and Organised

How would your colleagues describe you? Committed, loyal & funny

What do you enjoy away from the cut-throat world of agricultural advertising publications? Wales Rugby, Walking, Cooking & Baking, Camping, Hot Holidays & I ADORE CATS.. (yes I’m that Lady   ).

Pet-hate(s): Liars & Injustice… Too Deep? Being Cold and having to rush.

LEWIS

Name: Lewis Bevan

Role: Creative Director

How long have you worked for Agri Trader? 24 years

Best thing about the Agri Trader office and your lovely colleagues? I feel blessed to work with such a fab mix of lovely people.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Easygoing, Sociable, Motivated

How would your colleagues describe you? City Hippie

What do you enjoy away from the cut-throat world of agricultural advertising publications? Keeping fit. Going to gigs and shows. Spending quality time with my friends and family.

Pet-hate(s): Paperwork, Smokers

JAKE

Name: Jake Thomas

Role: Back Office / Graphic Designer

How long have you worked for Agri Trader? 4 years

Best thing about the Agri Trader office and your lovely colleagues? Our team bonding days.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Patient, Adventurous, Sensitive

How would your colleagues describe you? Geek

What do you enjoy away from the cut-throat world of agricultural advertising publications? Self motivated tech projects. Gaming.

Pet-hate(s): Nuts, I’m allergic to them!

CHRIS

Name: Chris Davies

Role: Managing Director, Founder

 

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