Meet the Team at Deliciouslyorkshire

The Deliciouslyorkshire team are committed to supporting our membership and championing Yorkshire food and drink in every way possible.

We have one full time member of staff along with a board made up of food and drink industry professionals who meet six times per year.

Deliciouslyorkshire Staff


Role: Business Development Manager

Email: Telephone: 01423 546200

Allison joined the team at Deliciouslyorkshire in October 2016 and focuses primarily on membership development and strategic partnerships. Allison has a strong commercial background having returned to the UK after 13 years running a successful Business Development, Partnership and Membership Marketing, Business Consulting, Representation and Digital Marketing company in Dubai. Her extensive experience gives her a great insight and understanding into the challenges and opportunities of running a SME. Prior to this she held a range of operational and commercial roles at both American Express and Thomas Cook. Allison’s experience and skill in identifying business and revenue development opportunities and finding creative ways to build and add value will be a great asset to DY and our members and allow her to indulge in all the things she is passionate about – great local food, Yorkshire and business development.


Deliciouslyorkshire Board Members


Role: Acting Chair of Deliciouslyorkshire

Mark is currently the Financial Controller of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and has been for the past 16 years. In his spare time he is the Chair of the Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations, the voice of the agricultural show industry, and chair of the Admiral Long foundation, a charity that owns the local school building in Nidderdale.


Role: Board Member

Julian Wild has been a solicitor for over 40 years and has worked in and around the food industry for almost all his career. For 26 years Julian was a senior executive in Northern Foods plc and for the last 15 years has been the Food Group Director at Rollits, a law firm in Hull and York specialising in the food industry. Julian has been a non-executive director of Macphie of Glenbervie and Shepcote as well as many charities and not-for-profit organisations. He is also an experienced mediator.