William Frazer is a director of a rural business based outside Cullybackey, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and works part-time co-leading the farming transition programme for the Food, Farming, Countryside Commission.
He has recently moved back to the family business and Northern Ireland with his wife Anna and two boys, Arthur & Walter. They have been based in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire for the past five years where William worked for the National Farmers Union as the Farm Adviser for Gloucestershire, representing the interests of 1100 farming businesses and Anna worked as a mixed practice vet.
Previous to moving to Ross-on-Wye, William and Anna had recently returned from cycling across the United States, the final leg of a 234 day, 15,000 mile cycling journey around the world which William completed with his good friend Johan du Pleases, raising £23,000 for Save the Rhino.
Prior to this William spent four years in the farming press at Farmers Weekly, where he managed the brands major editorial projects and campaigns including Farmers Apprentice, Farmers Academy, Fertile Minds and a host of research projects. He started his career in London at Forum for the Future, where he helped deliver the award winning Farming Futures behaviour change campaign on farming and climate change. Anna has been a practicing vet for more than ten years, beginning her career at a large farm practice in Ruthin, North Wales before tackling an assortment of roles across New Zealand, Surrey, Oxfordshire and Herefordshire.
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