Welcome to H&H Chris!
Chris Gill Joins H&H Land & Estates Environment Team.
We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Chris Gill as Farm Business and Environment Advisor. Based in our Durham Office, in this specialist role Chris will become a core member of our newly created Environment Team.
Chris joins us from Savills, bringing with him a wide range of experience in Farm Business Management alongside a lifetime of hands-on farming knowledge acquired on the family farm near Richmond, North Yorkshire. With a degree in Agriculture with Farm Business Management including a Dissertation on Farming Attitudes to Diversification, Chris is perfectly qualified to support farming and landowning clients with a full range of farm business consultancy, including farm business planning, estate and farm reviews and appraisals, budgeting, farm assurance, and grant applications.
The new Farm Business and Environment Advisor is also a perfect fit with our ethos and the changing needs of the sector. The demands of the huge number of farming and landowning clients we now serve across the North of England varies enormously, but everyone we work with is facing the same fundamental challenges, which is to adapt to Britain’s increasingly environment-focused agricultural future.
Chris has exactly the right combination of professional expertise and farming roots that inspires trust and confidence in our clients. He brings a next generation skill set that our clients need, and as a member of our new Environment Team, Chris will be at the heart of and integral to our own business growth going forward. We are delighted that he has joined us.
Born and educated in North Yorkshire, from the age of 13 Chris worked, whenever schooling allowed, on his parents’ farm near Richmond and on neighbouring farms, experiencing every aspect of arable, livestock and dairy farming, and taking a growing role in the running of the family business.
In his role as a Food & Farming Graduate, Chris, has undertaken a wide range of Farm Business Management work for clients including budgeting, farm assurance, annual BPS/HLS/CS claims, CFA agreements and stocktake valuations.
In taking up his position in the team, Chris said, “I am delighted to be joining the team of such a progressive and highly respected business. The agricultural industry is going through unprecedented times, and the way that farmers will access support in the future is going to be considerably different. In taking up this role, my main aim is to help farmers and landowners negotiate these changing times, by matching new opportunities with the individual characteristics of our clients farming businesses”
Through our expertise and understanding of both the industry and their geographical area, we are able to offer an extensive range of professional services and bespoke advice across a wide portfolio of work for rural property and land.