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Nigel Hill

Associate Head of Department, Farm Business Management and Senior Lecturer

Nigel Hill is a Senior Lecturer in People and Farm Management, and Associate Head of Department, Farm and Business Management. 

Prior to moving into Higher Education, he gained an extensive knowledge of training and development in the agricultural sector as Training Consultant for the Agricultural Training Board, which became ATB-Landbase (now Lantra), based in Derbyshire.

Nigel has taught Human Resource Management, Personal Development and Farm Business Management across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Since joining Harper Adams Nigel has held a variety of roles, including Industrial Placement Manager, and Course Manager for the Negotiated Studies course.  This experience of working closely with employers and drawing up individual study programmes meant that he was ideally suited to help manage Work Based Learning programmes and employability modules, an area he is passionate about.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Member of the Institute of Agricultural Management

Academic Department: Food, Land and Agribusiness Management

Tel: +44 (0)1952 815201

Fax: +44 (0)1952 814783

Office: F47 Jubilee Adams, Tudor Lodge and NW Building

Additional Information

Modules currently teaching:

R4002 Personal Development - Module Leader
R4011 Farm Business Management - Module Leader
R5011 Leadership and People Management – Module Leader
R5009 Farm Business Management and Policy

R5032 Farm Management Assignment
R7016 Leadership and Professional Development
R7020 Professional Development
R7021 Leadership and Organisational Change


July 2011 to date: Senior Lecturer, Associate Head of Rural and Agri-Business Management, Harper Adams University

September 2004 to July 2011: Senior Lecturer, RAE Group Reach Out Lead, Harper Adams University College

May 1998 to Sept 2004: Industrial Liaison Manager and Senior Lecturer, Harper Adams University College

March 1996 to May 1998: Continuing Education Manager, Harper Adams Agricultural College

September 1987 to March 1994: Training Adviser, Agricultural Training Board / ATB Landbase, Derbyshire

August 1985 to August 1987: Arable Adviser for ADAS, Hampshire



You can contact Nigel Hill if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:



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