Staff team

The team at LEAF Education Head Office

Carl Edwards, Director, Education and Public Engagement, LEAF


Mobile: 07977 283806

Carl Edwards took up his role as Director, Education and Public Engagement in August 2017.

Janet Hickinbottom, National Education Officer


Mobile: 0781 3107 338

With experience as a teacher in secondary, primary and further education and having worked in museum education, Janet came to the agricultural industry by chance in the 1990s and has been involved ever since.

Janet’s role is diverse, including liaison with members and stakeholders; and she manages the regional team. She prepares many reports for funders and others and enjoys developing resources.

Janet was made an MBE in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.