Ann started working at Bibury Trout Farm in Oct 2019 when it came under new ownership.
As General Manager, Ann works closely with all members of staff to ensure the farm runs smoothly on a daily basis. She has enjoyed learning about the farm and all the different aspects of the business and is confident about the future working with such an experienced and enthusiastic team. In her spare time, Ann enjoys swimming, playing tennis, walking her dog Rosie (who you may see during your next visit), and spending time with her family.
Fisheries Manager / Chief Dinosaur
Dave started working at Bibury Trout Farm during his school holidays in 1975.
As the longest member of staff, Dave likes to be known as the Chief Dinosaur. As Fisheries Manager, Dave works closely with Steve, Rob and Jeremy to ensure the best quality fish are delivered to our customers. He enjoys working close to nature and loves the peace and tranquility of working at Bibury Trout Farm. In his spare time, Dave likes to go river and lake fishing and particularly enjoys catching pike, barbel and sander.
Rob has worked at Bibury Trout Farm as Hatchery Manager since March 2018 after graduating from Sparsholt College in Hampshire in 2007.
Managing the hatchery involves producing approximately 1 million eggs a year using our own brewed stock. Rob enjoys the challenges he faces as Hatchery Manager and finds it very rewarding seeing the Trout develop and grow. In his spare time, Rob enjoys fishing, preferably on a lake, catching “anything that swims”.
Jeremy began working at Bibury Trout Farm as Farm Engineer on Valentine’s Day in 2000.
His daily responsibilities include: upkeep of the farm, maintenance of equipment and vehicles and the management of the grounds. In addition to being Farm Engineer, Jeremy also manages the micro smokery at the Farm - smoking Trout which is available to buy over the counter and at local farmers markets. He loves a challenge and enjoys working outdoors. In his spare time, Jeremy volunteers for his local scout group, which he has been involved in since he was 11, and is passionate about recycling and renewables.
Assistant Fisheries Manager
Steve started working at Bibury Trout Farm in 1998 after studying fish farming at Sparsholt College in Hampshire.
As Assistant Fisheries Manager, Steve works closely with Dave managing the stock once the trout have left the hatchery. His daily responsibilities include: feeding the trout, 'grading' orders, fish health and husbandry. In addition to Fish Production, Steve is also responsible for attending local farmers markets where you can find him selling: fresh trout, smoked trout, pate, quiches, trout crumble and Poulton Hill Wine. In his spare time, Steve is a keen fisherman and enjoys fishing on rivers catching Chub and Barbel.
Live Fish Transportation Manager
Ian has been working at Bibury Trout Farm since 1983 managing the live fish transportation.
This involves transporting and delivering live trout to fisheries, rivers, lakes and reservoirs throughout England and South Wales. Ian started working at the Trout Farm because of his interest in fishing. He is also a keen racig man and enjoys visiting Cheltenham Racecourse.
Fish Shop Manager
Pete has lived in Bibury for 26 years and there is nothing he doesn't know about the local area. He joined the team here in 2019.
Pete's background is the hospitatily industry, running pubs all over the Cotswolds. He now runs the Fish and Deli counter here at the Trout Farm, co-ordinates our trade orders, prepares the fish for our customers, and can also be found around the farm doing pretty much anything that needs doing - helping teach people to fish, keeping the gardens looking lovely, and generally being the go-to person for anyone's queries. Pete's secret talent is balloon art - he can make just about anything!
Jan began working at Bibury Trout Farm in May 2019 as Retail and Duty Manager.
She is responsible for all of the wonderful things you can find in the gift shop. Jan is responsible for managing the staff in the gift shop and the general welfare of the visitors. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening (particularly growing Roses), sewing and embroidery and spending time with her family. Jan loves all of the soaps and fragrances in the gift shop so make sure you have a look during your next visit.