Jane King


Jane joined the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) in February 2015 as CEO and has led a significant review and restructuring of the organisation to improve value for money for farmers from the levy.

Jane is an award-winning journalist and editor.  She was the first woman Editor and Editorial Director of the media brand The Farmers Weekly Group in its 90 year history.  During her 10 years at Farmers Weekly, she oversaw a complete revitalising of the title and its products, including the development of new digital and data services.  She has two grown up daughters and while working at the AHDB lives between her family home in Ardingly, West Sussex and Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire.