Representatives

Chairman

  • Stephen Bone

    Stephen Bone

    Cornwall Date of re-election: 31/03/2020

    Director & Chairman

    Stephen farms 900 acres with his wife Alison in partnership with his parents in West Cornwall. The dairy herd comprises approximately 220 high yielding Holstein Friesian cows which are predominately homebred. The business also includes beef, arable, HLS and photovoltaic. Stephen became a Director of DCD in 2009, subsequently taken the roles of Finance Director, Davidstow representative, and DCD Vice Chairman.

    Stephen became Chairman of the Davidstow Group January 2016.

    Contact:
    01736 362177 Mob: 07802 862710

DCD Directors

  • Richard Stanbury

    Richard Stanbury

    Devon Date of re-election: 31/03/2018

    Director

    Worked with the DCD board since 2004. Retailer experience, both with DCD and as a member of a poultry group providing Waitrose with all the free-range eggs they market.
    Works with a range of farmers across the Southwest as a partner in WD Farm Consultants, supporting farmers with business planning and forecasting, as well as ensuring they get the full benefit from schemes and grants available.

    Contact:
    01404 758468 Mob: 07736 118834
  • Ian Harvey

    Ian Harvey

    Devon Date of re-election: 31/03/2018

    Finance Director

    Elected as DCD Director from April 2014. Farms near Launceston, Cornwall, milk supplied to Davidstow Creamery for Cathedral City cheese.

    Having completed 30 years service for the Inland Revenue, returned to farming in Cornwall. His wide ranging experience working for the Revenue supporting his role as a DCD Director. Ian’s family were the first to sign a direct contract to Dairy Crest, Davidstow.

    Ian was appointed Finance Director – April 2015

    Contact:
    07976 554225
  • Mark Button

    Mark Button

    Cornwall - Wadebridge Date of re-election: 31/3/2019

    Director

    Aged 48, and supplying milk to Davidstow since 2006. Milking 940 cows, TMR fed, and calving all year. All calves are reared with heifers retained for the unit. Bull calves sold as calves, stores or finished depending on TB status.

    After nine years as Forum Rep for the Wadebridge area, I have been elected as Director Jan 2016. I welcome working closely with the DCD Director team representing farmers at Davidstow.

    Contact:
    01208 850259 m 07788 562952

Forum Member - Davidstow

  • Richard Thomas

    Cornwall – Far west Date of re-election: 31/3/2019
    Contact:
    01736 871205 m 07977 266448
  • Matt Eddy

    Cornwall – Truro Date of re-election: 31/3/2020
    Contact:
    07791 948902
  • Charles Sampson

    E Cornwall/W Devon Date of re-election: 31/3/2020
    Contact:
    07855 350758
  • Andrew Branton

    North, South & East Devon Date of re-election: 31/3/2018
    Contact:
    01884 820266 m 07733 173554
  • Phil Allin

    Devon - Holsworthy Date of re-election: 31/03/2017
    Contact:
    01409 271267 m: 07970458604
  • Gemma Smale-Rowland

    East Cornwall Date of re-election: 31/3/2018
    Contact:
    m: 07896 813450
  • Geoff Heywood

    West Devon Date of re-election: 31/3/2017
    Contact:
    07795 244039
  • Mark Button

    Cornwall - Wadebridge
    Contact:
    01208 850259 m 07788 562952

OFFICE: DCD General Manager