William joined Waterfield & White in April 2018 as a trainee farm consultant, having previously worked as a business development manager within the agricultural machinery and nutrition sector.
William graduated from the Royal Agricultural University in 2015 with a BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Business Management. After graduation he spent time in New Zealand working within extensively grassed dairy systems as well as UK based indoor dairy systems, giving him a good perspective on variation within the industry. William has a particular interest in livestock nutrition, farm business diversification and improving welfare standards.
William is from a family run arable farm in Suffolk that works alongside intensive beef finishing operation and a straw contracting business. William also has a keen interest in agricultural technology within the livestock sector and is involved with an Ag tech start up developing an ear-based flock monitoring system that is a prevention to rural livestock crimes, giving William a great insight into emerging agricultural technology.
Outside work William has an interest in aviation obtaining his private pilot licence in 2017, country sports and skiing.