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Sue Whittington joins AIC Services as Technical Manager

14 October 2019

Sue Whittington has joined the AIC Services team as a Technical Manager working largely on animal feed assurance and sustainability

Sue brings over 20 years’ experience in managing and developing assurance schemes and standards both in the UK and overseas. Most recently, Sue was with Linking the Environment and Farming (LEAF) where she was involved in developing, monitoring and evaluating the LEAF Marque Certification and Chain of Custody globally. In addition, Sue also led the LEAF Marque training programme for certification bodies and delivered overseas training.

“We are delighted to have Sue and her expertise join the team,” said John Kelley, Managing Director of AIC Services which operates the AIC Assurance Schemes including FEMAS, UFAS and TASCC which focus on food and feed safety. This is a new appointment and, with her extensive experience, Sue will be instrumental in helping us address the increasingly important issue of sustainability across the supply chains.”  

From a farming background, Sue has an agricultural degree from Reading University and is both BASIS and FACTS qualified.


About AIC

AIC is the UK trade association representing the agricultural supply chain sectors of Arable Marketing, Crop Protection and Agronomy, Feed, Fertiliser and Seeds, since its inception in 2003. In all, AIC represents members responsible for some £9 billion of farm trade. A significant part of its work is political lobbying and influencing as well as supporting members with technical information.

AIC Services, which is the professional services arm of AIC manages a range of services, including Assurance Schemes recognised by UK government as essential tools to underpin feed & food safety alongside fertiliser security.  Currently these include:


Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops


Feed Materials Assurance Scheme


Universal Feed Assurance Scheme


European Seed Treatment Assurance


Fertiliser Industry Assurance Scheme


Feed Adviser Register


Renewable Energy Directive


Forage Assurance Scheme


AIC Services Palm Oil Credit Scheme

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