Karina Pierce 2019 Nuffield Scholar.

Karina Pierce

Karina Pierce is a 2019 Nuffield Scholar. Karina’s research topic ‘Future Proofing The Irish Agri-Food Sector Through Robust Research’ aims to evaluate if the future needs of the Irish agri-food industry are being addressed through current…

Joe Lyng

Joe Lyng is a 2018 Nuffield Scholar.  Joe’s study explores the “Value in the market for grass-fed dairy product” Joe grew up on a sheep and beef farm in Inistioge, Co.Kilkenny. He studied Food & Agri-Business Management at UCD.…

Brian Rushe

Brian Rushe is married to Rebecca and they have two children.  Brian is  dairy farming in County Kildare. Brian’s study topic was: “Speaking up for Agriculture - Protecting Farming's Social License'. Brian has become increasingly aware…

Joe Leonard

Joe Leonard is married to Mairead, they have 4 children and are from Stamullen, Co. Meath. He was awarded the 2014 Nuffield Ireland Scholarship, sponsored by the Peter Daly Trust , Dairymaster and LIC. Joe is a dairy farmer currently milking…
Mary Delaney Nuffield Scholar

Mary Delaney

Originally from County Monaghan, Mary Delaney is Head of Sales with the Irish Farmers Journal and a member of the Senior Management Team. She has responsibility for strategic partnerships; print and digital advertising; events and Traction media. She…

Mark Rochford

Mark Rochford from Mountmellick, Co Laois, is a 2013 Nuffield Scholar, supported by Peter Daly Trust/Dairymaster/LIC.  Mark studied “Developing People on Irish Dairy Farms” which looked into what farmers need to do to grow and develop successful…
Karen Brosnan 2013 Nuffield Scholar

Karen Brosnan

In October 2019, Karen Brosnan was announced as the new Chair of Nuffield Ireland.  Originally from a dairy farm in North Kerry, Karen is a management, leadership and organisational change consultant with extensive experience in facilitation…
Mike Brady

Mike Brady

Mike Brady is a well-established agricultural consultant and land agent advising landowners on farm business and property matters across the country. He qualified from UCD in 1987 with a BAgrSc(hons) and commenced his career as a Dairy Husbandry…

Mary Webb

Mary was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship in 2004 for a study topic of “Leadership and Vision in Agricultural Organisations” and she is still travelling. Mary has been involved in production agriculture and agricultural business for her…
Catherine Lascurettes Executive Secretary Nuffield Ireland & 2000 Nuffield Scholar

Catherine Lascurettes – Executive Secretary

Catherine Lascurettes is Executive Sectretary of Nuffield Ireland, appointed in November 2021. Catherine, a 2000 Nuffield Scholar, was born, raised and educated in the Hautes Pyrénées, South West France, and did an international trade and…