Peter Baughen gained an HND (Distinction) at Seale-Hayne and after several years experience on mixed farms in Hampshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire joined Savills’ farm management department in 1985. A director of Gasson Associates, Peter is involved in the management of farms throughout central and southern England.
Mike Ewence is an experienced farm/estate manager. After training at Berkshire College of Agriculture, he was employed as a working farm manager on estates in Buckinghamshire, Kent and Hampshire. In 1989 he joined Savills as a farm business consultant working together with Peter and was a founder employee of Gasson Associates. A director of Gasson Associates, Mike is involved in the management of farms throughout the UK, including Scotland.
Emma Watson joined the Gasson Associates team in 1998 after attending university in Newcastle Upon Tyne where she gained a degree in Agriculture with honours in Farm Business Management. She retains close links to practical farming with her involvement in the family farm in North Oxfordshire. Emma became a director of the company in 2009.
Paul Harper joined the Gasson Associates team in 1995 having previously worked in farm business management in Lincolnshire. He comes from a farming family in North Oxfordshire and has an agricultural degree specialising in business management. He retains close links to practical farming with his involvement in the family farm. Paul became a director of the company in 2005.
Philip Arkell joined Gasson Associates in November 2010 after graduating from the RAC at Cirencester with a degree in Rural Land Management. Prior to and whilst at the RAC, Philip gained experience on dairy, arable and vegetable farms. A Fellow of the CAAV, and a scholar of the John Edgar Trust Farm Management course, Philip also sits on the JET organising committee. In 2016 Philip took the opportunity to work abroad for AECOM on a project which procured and moved goods across Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. Now Philip has returned as a Director of G