Meet The Team

Meet the team that make up the East of England Agricultural Society.



Amanda Rodziewicz

PA to Chief Executive Officer

Amanda is responsible for administration within the CEO’s office which encompasses a wide range of roles. She joined the Society in 2011 after many years in PA/Office Manager positions at home and overseas. Before joining the Society Amanda worked in Australia for 6 years as an Office Coordinator for the Aboriginal Education Unit of a NSW Education Authority.

Amanda has now permanently returned to her rural roots and is re-connecting with agriculture. She especially enjoys working with ‘next generation’ programmes which she sees as vital for the future of British Agriculture.


Quentin Arnold

Company Secretary and Finance Director

Quentin is the Finance Director for the East of England Agricultural Society and for Showground Services. Quentin produces accurate and timely financial information to both boards, as well as financial strategies to support the broader charitable aims of the Society. Quentin is a Chartered Management Accountant and a Chartered Engineer with a BSC(Hons) in Engineering and an MBA.

Val Brooks

Accounts Supervisor

Val, as the accounts supervisor, has been looking after the accounts department since 2004 having come from a busy country estate office where she dealt with farming accounts and lettings. Val has also been assisting since 2008 with the administration of the Peterborough Royal Foxhound Show. She loves all things agricultural and enjoys helping with Kids Country events.

Sandra Lauridsen

Kids Country Education Manager & Marshal Papworth Coordinator

Sandra’s passion and enthusiasm in her role as Education Manager is reflected in the success of the Society’s various education programmes, including the Kids Country events. Coordinating with schools to participate in our fun-packed education programme, Sandra is also responsible for overseeing the Society’s third world scholarship programme -Marshal Papworth Fund, liaising with overseas students and both MSc & Short course scholarship applications.

Amna Bell

Kids Country Education Coordinator and Marshal Papworth Support Assistant

Amna works alongside Sandra, helping to ensure all Kids Country events at the East of England Showground run smoothly. Having previously worked in education, Amna knows the importance of hands-on learning and is very passionate about making education fun!

In her spare time she enjoys travelling, immersing herself in new cultures and trying new cuisines.

Our Board Members

Mr Richard Bramley– Chairman

Mr Charlie Reynolds – Joint Vice Chairman

Mr Stuart Paton - Joint Vice Chairman

Mr Geoff Dodgson

Mr Ben Harris

Mr James Parrish

Mr Robert Dalgliesh

Mr Andrew Riddington

Mr Nigel Rome

Mr Quentin Arnold – Finance Director

Showground Services (SGS) Board Members

Mr Richard Tate – Chairman

Mr Thomas Beazley

Mr Peter Horrell

Mrs Jacky Isaac

Mr Jason Lunn – Venue Director

Mr Quentin Arnold – Finance Director

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