12 September 2018
Weed control and green manures

Buckwheat for couch control field lab

15 November 2018
UK Organic Congress 2018

Going for Growth Ė Transforming organic food and farming in the UK



17 August 2018
Global assessment of agricultural system redesign

Agricultural sustainability is delivering increases in productivity and improving the environment, and has spread to 163 million farms worldwide

7 August 2018
Dean Organic Fund interest free loans

Second round of applications now open



18 June 2018
Government support needed for agroforestry

Parliamentary wake up call for putting trees at the heart of agriculture

Mr. Rob Chappell

Job title

Fundraising Development Manager

Contact details

Email prefix: rob.c (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44(0)1488 658298 - extn. 532
Postal address: Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury RG20 0HR

Main roles and responsibilities

Working to develop and manage ORCís fundraising and related communications, including development and implementation of the Fundraising Strategy. Increasing the number of donors by creating ongoing relationships with Trusts, Foundations, Businesses and High Net Worth Individuals. Organising fundraising events, developing fundable projects and ensuring ORCís compliance with relevant fundraising, data protection and other regulations.

External activities

Rob qualified as a psychotherapist and runs a psychometric assessment business (MiRo Psychometrics) on the days when heís not at ORC. Heís also a family man with two children, a boat on the Kennet and Avon Canal. In the gaps he can be found hiking and climbing in the mountains.