Debbie Wilson is the current research manager for HDC with responsibility for the Bulbs and Outdoor Flowers and Protected Ornamental sector panels. Prior to joining HDC she worked with growers in on research projects as part as her remit as ornamentals specialist with Horticulture Research International and latterly Warwick HRI which included work in the pot plant and cut flowers sectors
Gordon has a degree in horticulture and a PhD in narcissus physiology / propagation. He worked in Government funded research before joining Winchester Bulb Growers in 1987 were he was the Production Director up untill 1995 during which time he drove the expansion of the daffodil area and intriduced the growing of other flower types and potted bulbs to the company.
He has been the MD of Winchester Growers since an MBO in 1995.
Gordon is the chair of the HDC Bulbs and Outdoor Flowers Panel (BOF) and is also a member of the HDC Board.
Lyndon has been the CFC Project Manager since its inception in 2006 and with the aid of other members of the Management Group has been responsible for obtaining the necessary funding to enable the project to operate.
Over the years he has specialised in accessing funding (especially EU grants) to enable growers and marketing companies to develop and modernise their businesess to meet the needs of the current markets.
He is also the UK Agent for a number of Dutch and Belgium propagators and therfore has ready access to new products that may be of interest to the UK market place.