29 June 2018
Future regulation for organic farming

Producer meeting in Cirencester

3 July 2018
National Organic Combinable Crops 2018

Booking now open!



18 June 2018
Martin Wolfe receives lifetime achievement award

For services to plant breeding, diversity, the environment and sustainable food production.

11 June 2018
Impacts of conversion to 100% organic management

New research reveals the production impact of a large-scale conversion to organic management in England and Wales



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.