TIAH is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Jacob as its new Chief Executive.
Stephen has significant experience of the agriculture and horticulture industry. He will join TIAH on 19 June from his role as Chief Executive of BASIS Registration Ltd, a registered charity and designated Awarding Body which supports people and businesses with qualifications, professional registers and auditing schemes.
Stephen will succeed TIAH’s current Chief Executive, Janet Swadling OBE. Janet will remain on TIAH’s Board.
Stephen joined BASIS in 2011 following a career in practical farm management, agricultural business consultancy and seed production. He became BASIS Chief Executive in 2016. He currently sits on the Boards of BASIS RAMPS Ltd. and RoSa Registration Ltd. In 2020, he was awarded an Associateship of the Royal Agricultural Societies of England (ARAgS) for distinguished achievement in agriculture and related land-based industries.