Director of Ringden Farm Ltd.

Studied at Hadlow College, Kent for an OND in Agriculture, specialising in Top fruit. After leaving he worked at East Malling Research Station. After the death of Ben Dench, his father, he came back to run the farm.

Taking the new progressive techniques and systems that were being trialled at East Malling and applying them to the systems already in place, resulting in an increase in yield over the older single row bed systems, as they were replaced with new style 4 row bed systems.