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National Milk Records Directors

Andy Warne – Managing Director
Andy joined NMR as the Managing Director in 2002. Andy’s previous roles include the European Managing Director of TNT Container Logistics and Managing Director of Arca Systems UK. Andy graduated with a BSC in Applied Biology. Whilst at NMR Andy has managed the process by which the business has restructured to focus on its core competence in milk recording and built a new business around payment testing.

Dr James Andrews - Independent Non-Executive Director
James is a veterinary surgeon with significant experience within the dairy, pharmaceuticals, financial services and consumer goods industries, spanning over 14 years and three continents, including positions at Bain & Company and Felcana. His veterinary experience is valuable to NMR where livestock is central to our key business areas. James’ comprehensive education includes a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from the University of Edinburgh and an MBA from INSEAD.

Mark Butcher - Independent Non-Executive Director
Mark has over 20 years’ experience working in the City, he was an executive director of GPG (UK) Holdings plc as well as a non-executive director of a number of public and private companies. He has wide experience in international accounting, corporate finance and banking transactions, and currently sits on the Boards of Redde Northgate plc and AssetCo plc. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Town and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa.

Mark Frankcom – Finance Director
Mark joined NMR in 2016 as Finance Director. After significant reorganisation associated with the exit from the Milk Pension Fund, including refinancing and balance sheet restructure via a capital reduction and hive-up, Mark has brought greater financial management and acuity to the requirements of running the refinanced business. These include improved forecasting and reporting, and the use of KPI reporting via a Balance Scorecard. Mark brings significant experience including time as a Director of Finance at Milk Link, having senior responsibility for financial stewardship and restructuring during a time of critical changes in the dairy industry.

Trevor Lloyd - Independent Non-Executive Director
Trevor has over 15 years’ experience as a non-executive director on various dairy industry boards and runs a dairy farming business, currently milking 430 cows in North Wales. He was appointed by the Minister for Farming to serve on the Milk Development Council from 2003-2007 and then Dairy Co. from 2006-2009 and was also Chairman of MDCel, the body responsible for all genetic evaluation of dairy cattle in the UK. He has extensive experience of agricultural politics serving for 20 years in various industry organisations including the National NFU Dairy Board, Welsh NFU Dairy Board and the NFU Welsh Council. Trevor is also currently Chairman of the Welsh Board of the NFU Mutual Insurance Society Ltd.