You can be assured of honest, independent, practical nutrition from a team who understand commercial pig production.
Whether you're a feed manufacturer, use toll manufacturing or home mix, we partner with you to understand your business needs. Our nutritionists can formulate a bespoke solution, including premix supply, to optimise physical and financial performance on-farm.
Our team of pig specialists can help customers with:
Research is at the heart of our business. But we go beyond just testing and measuring pig performance; our extensive research programme is driving developments in feed specifications and raw material inclusion, together with reducing the environmental impact of pig production.
Michelle has worked as a commercial pig nutritionist for nearly 20 years. The early part of her career was spent specialising in piglet nutrition supporting the export sales team, which gave her extensive experience of pig production around the world.
Since joining Premier in 2010 Michelle has worked closely with Stuart Rowley, looking after UK home mix clients providing both nutrition and production support. She especially likes working with producers using liquid co-products. Michelle also provides technical support to a compound feed customer in South Korea.
On account of her interest in co-products and unusual raw materials, in 2013 & 2014 Michelle completed a Nuffield Scholarship investigating what the future holds for feed ingredients. Michelle is also a member of AIC’s (Allied Industries Confederation) Feed Advisors Register.
M: +44 (0)7875 646 064
John completed an MSc in Animal Nutrition at Sutton Bonington, University of Nottingham and has worked in a specialist piglet role since 2015. He is now focused on commercial and technical support the home mix sector. John is interested in all aspects of pig nutrition and production, especially performance benchmarking and on-farm trial work, assisting customers to collect and interpret the data to make informed decisions for future pig production.
M: +44 (0)7711 192 198
Lorraine has worked in the feed industry for 20 years after graduating from Harper Adams with a degree in Agriculture with Animal Science. Following a stint in industry, she went on to complete a PhD at Newcastle University examining Behaviour and Meat Taint in Heavy Pigs.
Working as a technical nutritionist and research scientist, with a practical on-farm approach, she ensures both scientific and on-farm trial data are evaluated to confirm that concepts and new products are practically applicable and commercially correct.
Lorraine is a member of AIC’s (Allied Industries Confederation) Feed Advisors Register.
M: +44 (0)7891 300 391
Sarah has worked at Premier Nutrition for nearly 20 years and graduated from the University of Nottingham with a degree in Animal Science in 2017. Sarah's expertise covers feed and premix formulation, technical support, IT and customer service.
Sarah provides support to the home mix team, ensuring customers meet their production objectives with a recommended feeding programme and works alongside Stuart Rowley co-ordinating sales of straights and starter feeds to home mix customers.
M: +44 (0)7812 099 514
Sam joined Premier Nutrition in 2018 after graduating from the University of Nottingham with a degree in Animal Science. Having started in the technical team, supporting all of the species teams, Sam has since specialised as a nutritionist within the pig team. He provides commercial and technical support to a number of customers, and his expertise covers premix and feed formulation.
Sam is also heavily involved in co-ordinating the pig research programme across several of our trial sites. He is particularly interested in sustainability in farming and developing low-carbon solutions for customers.
M: +44 (0)7540 333 009
Stuart has worked in the livestock industry for over 35 years, gaining experience in livestock marketing, trading, sales and scheme management.
Since joining Premier Nutrition, he has developed the home mix business, providing nutritional support for customers and supplying premix, starter feeds, and straights.
With his strong customer focus and account management skills, Stuart now leads the growing on-farm home mix division, supported by a team of experienced commercial nutritionists.
M: +44 (0)7718 909 774
Lorna joined Premier Nutrition in October 2023 and will support both current customer accounts and prospective new business in Ireland across all species.
Lorna has extensive experience in the industry following her graduation from Waterford Institute of Technology with a BSc (Hons) in Agriculture Science. She has worked as a commercial nutritionist in the ruminant sector as well as technical roles in both pig and poultry.
Lorna has also recently started a Masters in Ruminant Nutrition at Harper Adams.
M: +353 (87) 491 4664
Responsible for commercial activity in Central and Eastern Europe, Roy has worked successfully in developing exports of piglet feeds and premix for over 28 years. He has travelled the world gaining experience in many different production systems, but now concentrates his time and efforts in Central / Eastern European countries.
Roy started his career managing intensive pig units for 14 years and still gets a great deal of satisfaction when customers implement his advice, and that of his technical colleagues, and see the improvements this advice brings in the performance of their stock (and profits).
M: +44 (0)7766 132 291
Lizzie has a degree in Events Management and her 12-month sandwich course was at Walt Disney World, Florida! Since returning to the UK, Lizzie has had several customer facing roles, bringing a wealth of experience and making her a great addition to the team.
T: 01889 572 536