Jonny Gates

Horticulture Development Officer

Jonny grew up on his family’s beef farm on the Pembrokeshire coast, which inspired both his love for the sea and agriculture. Jonny went onto study Agriculture at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, where he currently completing an MSc in Sustainable Food and Agricultural Policy.

During undergraduate studies Jonny spent his placement working on a Vineyard, and a table grape and citrus farm in the Western Cape, South Africa. Following University Jonny joined Hall Hunter Partnerships graduate programme and eventually went on to take a permanent role in raspberry propagation. Jonny’s other work experience includes many seasons working as a RNLI beach lifeguard.