Management

The ASG is chaired by John Mettrick

John is a butcher and small abattoir owner in Derbyshire and Legislation Director for National Craft Butchers (NCB).  John was a central advisor on the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) report on The Future of Small Abattoirs and the Sustainable Food Trust’s report A Good Life and a Good Death: Re-localising Farm Animal Slaughter.

The ASG is run by Marisa Heath who also leads the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare and authored the Future for Small Abattoirs report in 2020.

ASG’s key advisors are Professor Tim Morris and Dr. Simon Doherty