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Excellence And Integrity In Global Agricultural Recruitment

Meet the Team

Stuart Goodinson

Stuart Goodinson; Managing Director

Stuart was born and bred in rural Northumberland. After leaving Seale Hayne, Stuart started his career as an agronomist, selling arable input supplies to farmers in Devon, he then moved on to sales management, sales director, business and project management across the arable, machinery, horticulture and dairy sector. Stuart's last role before moving to De Lacy was as country manager UK, Ireland and South Africa for a global animal nutrition business. Stuart's passion has always been for people and people development within business.

Grace Nugent

Grace Nugent; Recruitment Team Manager

Grace joined the De Lacy Executive team in 2011. She has worked her way up through the company and now manages the recruitment team, whilst still dealing with key clients. Grace is a farmer's daughter, giving her a strong understanding of the agricultural sector. The home farm is a mixed arable and sheep farm in Worcestershire in which she takes a very practical interest. She has worked in New Zealand where she was in charge of running two stations. She graduated with a degree in Agricultural Business Management. She thoroughly enjoys travelling, reading and the rural way of life.

Amanda Latham

Amanda Latham; Recruitment Consultant

Amanda joined De Lacy Executive in 2011. An experienced business coordinator with a solid background in both the Public and Private Sectors, she has honed her recruitment skills in a variety of management, commercial, customer service and technical roles. Having worked for Natural England, formally English Nature, she is passionate about wildlife and the environment and living in rural Herefordshire, she has a strong empathy and understanding of the agricultural sector.

Jadine Huxtable

Jadine Huxtable; Recruitment Consultant

Jadine has worked in the agricultural supply industry since graduating from Hartpury College in 2009, during which time she developed considerable experience in a range of sales and technical support roles, primarily in the ruminant sector. Ruminant Nutrition runs deep throughout Jadine's family and remains a passion of hers today, and she recently completed a Diploma in Ruminant Nutrition at Harper Adams University College. Having taken a short career break to start her own family, Jadine joined De Lacy Executive as a Recruitment Consultant in 2017.

Jane Righton

Jane Righton; Recruitment Consultant

Jane is a farmer's daughter who has previously worked in the agricultural supply industry, predominately focused on animal health in a field based sales role. Alongside this Jane has served in the British Army Reserve working as a Combat Medical technician. Jane is passionate about agriculture and sustainability and is currently working towards a part time degree with the Open University in International Studies with a focus on Environment.

Lauren Catherall

Lauren Catherall; Recruitment Consultant

Lauren grew up in Worcestershire with a passion for the Countryside, Agriculture and Equestrian pursuits. Lauren completed her MRes in Equestrian Performance and BSc (Hons) Equestrian Sports Science at Hartpury College. Prior to joining the team here at De Lacy Executive she worked as the Therapy and Rehabilitation Manager for a well-known Equestrian Centre in Gloucestershire. Lauren enjoys countryside sports and is particularly interested in showing her horses, photography, agricultural shows and walking her terrier Hollie.

Caroline  Jones

Caroline Jones ; Office and Finance Manager

Caroline is De Lacy Executive's office manager, responsible for finance, database management, event planning and general enquiries. Caroline previously worked in the equine industry before moving into hospitality and events management.