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Staff profiles

Tom Amery
Managing Director

Tom joined TWC in 1999 from a background in horticulture. He now runs our business and relishes any opportunity to talk watercress!

James Harper
Commercial Manager

James started at TWC in 2008 from a background in Zoology and working with chimpanzees. He now works on developing new watercress business.

Sean Ede
Watercress Manager - Hampshire

Sean has been growing watercress for an impressive 33 years! He works with his wife Penny; the perfect partnership.

Keri Astill
Product Quality and Development

Keri Joined TWC in 2016 after achieving Student of the Year at Kingston Maurward College while studying horticulture. Formerly Keri had an extremely successful career as a chef working in hotel and restaurant kitchens, with experience in a Michelin Star hotel. She still uses her skills daily, creating a range of recipes that bring the best of watercress nutrition to the table.

Jon Old
Wasabi Manager

Jon is a trained journalist, working previously for a Sunday supplement of a major newspaper. He now heads up Team Wasabi.

Nick Russell
Product Manager - Wasabi

Nick joined us in April 2015 after a period working in New Zealand in extreme water sports. His love of water has now continued with the wonderful world of wasabi.

Links to associate businesses

Clinical research on watercress