APHA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, the Welsh Government, and The Scottish Government. We work to safeguard animal and plant health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy. The Agency’s head office is in Weybridge Surrey with other 35 regional field offices.

Chris Nicholson Chair

David Holdsworth Chief Executive

Why the Animal and Plant Health Agency is supporting Boardroom Apprentice

The Animal and Plant Health Agency is delivery focussed and often referred to as the fourth emergency service given its unique responsibility to keeping GB safe from harmful disease. The apprentice would get a unique insight into a delivery function within government.

Location of Board and Committee Meetings

Every other meeting will take place in Weybridge, Surrey.

Frequency and timing of board/committee meetings

6 six a year.

Date of Board Meetings (January 2024 – December 2024)

Jan, March, May, July, Sept, Nov

Committee of the Boards and meeting dates (January 2024 – December 2024)

To be agreed