Our Team

The Best Place To Be

    Pieter van Egmond
    Managing Director
    Pieter enjoys outdoor pursuits like walking, gardening and growing things on his allotment! He also enjoys music, spending time with the family, eating delicious food and watching Norwich City.

    pieter@placeuk.com
    01692 534195
      Mike Bullock
      Commercial Director
      Mike likes running (a lot), and spends his time coaching runners at all levels. He also runs Ultra Marathons in many countries across the world.


      mikeb@placeuk.com
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        Tadas Mickus
        Head of Operations
        Tadas has worked in operational roles in food manufacturing for the last 14+ years. During his free time, he loves to read books, travel to new places and go for walks with his wife.

        tadasm@placeuk.com
        01692 534223
          Ben Place
          Retail Business Manager
          Great grandson of Frank Place who first started farming at Church Farm in 1920. He is often found out with his black Labrador Winnie or playing cricket at our local club in Barton.

          ben.place@placeuk.com
          01692 534202
            Barrie Weavers
            Business Development Manager
            Barrie is Mr Positive who uses a creative approach when it comes to problem solving and enjoys making a difference. Keen football fan - (Norwich if you were wondering) although he hasn't managed to convert his boys to the highs and lows just yet!

            barriew@placeuk.com
            01692 534207
              Melissa Clements
              Business Development & Marketing Manager
              Spending time with her family and baking are some of Melissa's favourite things to do. Not to mention her love of Disney holidays!



              sales@placeuk.com
              01692 534213
                Lisa Hutchings
                Head of Procurement
                Lisa enjoys walks with her cockerpoo Lettie as well as supporting and watching her daughter play rugby for her local girl’s team.




                lisah@placeuk.com
                  Ionut Mitrache
                  Transport Manager
                  Ionut enjoys playing football, going for walks outside, in addition to spending time with his family at home.





                  ionutm@placeuk.com
                  01692 534217
                    Ernestas Nadvaravicius
                    Operations Manager
                    Ernestas enjoys DJ'ing, having played in London amongst other countries. He is also a big fan of basketball and enjoys spending time outdoors whether that is fishing or travelling.



                    ernestasn@placeuk.com
                    01692 660474
                      Victoria Ware
                      Technical Manager – Fresh
                      In her spare time Vicky plays American football, and has recently represented Great Britain in the women’s IFAF Worlds Championships, even bringing home the silver medal! If she is not throwing herself around on the field, she is usually found baking cakes or treats.

                      victoriaw@placeuk.com
                      07741 634913
                        Stefan Arsene
                        Farm Operations Manager
                        Stefan is a proud dad of a 6-year-old girl. Playing tennis and running are two of his favourite pastimes.





                        stefana@placeuk.com
                        01692 534192
                          John Blazey
                          Farm Manager
                          John enjoys many outdoor activities such as fishing, taking walks through the countryside and looking out for wildlife.





                          johnblazey@placeuk.com
                          01692 534219
                            Dan Yordanov
                            Farm Production Manager
                            The gym is one of Dan's favourite places to go, as well as living a healthy lifestyle and travelling to all parts of the globe with his family.



                            danyordanov@placeuk.com
                            01692 660471
                              Sarah Williamson
                              Assistant Financial Controller
                              Sarah enjoys days out with her family as well as watching her children participate in their local sports clubs. She also spends her time walking and exploring the countryside.


                              sarahwilliamson@placeuk.com
                              01692 534200
                                Hilda Hopwood
                                Management Accountant
                                Hilda enjoys watching Sci-Fi and adventure movies, along with activities such as baking, completing jigsaws and reading books. She also enjoys walks with her family and dog, canal holidays, ballet, tap and musical theatre dance.

                                hildahopwood@placeuk.com
                                01692 534209
                                  Nathan Howard
                                  Health & Safety Manager
                                  Nathan is happiest when eating or talking about food. But don’t worry, he keeps the calories off running after and playing with his young son. He also loves watching football and is a supporter of Norwich City.


                                  nathanh@placeuk.com
                                  01692 534201
                                    Lynn McGarry
                                    Head of HR
                                    From paddle boarding to wild swimming, as well as cycling and running, Lynn enjoys a variety of sports (both on and off land).

                                    lynnm@placeuk.com
                                    01692 534194
                                      Kimberley Wells
                                      Senior HR Advisor
                                      Kim enjoys activities like reading books as well as adventuring and travelling all across the world.


                                      kimberleyw@placeuk.com
                                      01692 534196