Jon Birchall is an independent Farm Business Consultant and Agronomist. He is qualified in Rural Estate and Land Management and Agronomy. He has had over thirty years experience as a farm manager in Buckinghamshire, Shropshire, Hertfordshire and Kent running all types of farming enterprises on a huge variety of soil types from chalk to clay.
Jon specialises in the  management of in-hand farms under contract farming agreements.  The majority of these agreements form the basis of estate tax planning strategy, particularly with regards to Inheritance Tax (IHT).

Jon’s knowledge and experience are combined to maximise the returns from the farms he manages.

During his farming career Jon has won many accolades for both conservation, good practice and public outreach, including BBC Farmer of the Year in 2010.