Meet the Team

Bill Jermey

Bill Jermey

Chairman

Bill has worked in the meat processing industry for most of his working life, and is a former president of BMMA. Now semi-retired, he is currently Chief Executive of the Food and Drink Training and Education Council and Chairman of the Institute of Meat.

Keith Fisher

Keith Fisher

IoM Chief Executive

Keith has worked within the meat industry for all of his working life and is a fourth generation butcher in his family. He is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Butchers and works closely with the Company on various projects.

David Lindars

David Lindars

IoM Committee Member

David’s technical, operational and regulatory background has been built working for companies throughout the food supply chain including, Tesco, Anglo Beef Processors, Vion, Musgrave Retail Partners, Whitbread and Foyle Food Group.

Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths

IoM Executive Committee

Richard Griffiths has been with the British Poultry Council for over fourteen years, first as Policy Director and latterly as Chief Executive.

Dave Smith

Dave Smith

IoM Committee Member

Dave began his career in small supermarkets, followed by trainee Butcher at J.H. Dewhurst qualifying as a Butcher in 1983. Moved to City Meat Wholesalers (now ABP Ellesmere) and was involved in a series of roles

John Taylor

John Taylor

IoM Committee Member

John is a third generation butcher with experience of some work on his fathers 30 acre farm from the age of 12 and gained experience as a slaughterman.

Jane Dale

Jane Dale

IoM Committee Member

Jane has worked in the fresh food industry all her working life. She runs MEAT (Ipswich) ltd, a butchery training school based in Ipswich but which delivers training and apprenticeships throughout England.

Sheryl Horne

Sheryl Horne

IoM Administrator

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