Meet the team
Scott Ruck – ALAA
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Scott joined Melton Market in December 2018 to lend a hand on our busy sale days and over time has integrated himself onto our team and took over the role of Head of Sales in September 2019.
Scott started his career at the old Rugby Market as a teenager, leaving to attend the Royal Agricultural College to study Agriculture and Land Management.  When Scott finished his studies he joined Thame Market in Oxfordshire where he sold all classes of Livestock. After Five years employment he pursued a career in Farming and Estate Management alongside being a freelance Auctioneer selling at various Markets and Machinery Sales stretching as far as the Caribbean.
In Scotts spare time he enjoys taking his whippet around the Farm and carries out numerous Charity Auctions.
Martin Lloyd – ALAA
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A Herefordshire born farmers son, Martin left school to join McCartneys, working between several markets across the welsh borders. An avid young farmer, Martin has competed in stock judging competitions nationwide during his younger years! A move in his early 20’s to Rugby Farmers Mart saw Martin take up selling Calves and Store Lambs on a Weekly basis, starting a calf section from nothing up to selling 150 calves every week! Martin progressed to selling the fat cattle on a weekly basis. In his spare time Martin enjoys his farming at home.
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Simon has been involved in Melton Mowbray Market since 1976, initially selling game. He became a partner in the firm in 1983 and is now Chairman of the Limited company.
During his time at the market he has been responsible for selling all classes of cattle and sheep at some point.

He is a fellow of the Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors, Central Association of Agricultural Valuers and The Livestock Auctioneers Association. Simon is resident agent at the local Stoke Rochford Estate.

Simon is married to Julia. In his spare time he is to be found shooting, watching rugby or walking Lola, his new black lab, along Brancaster Beach.
Simon is available to discuss all aspects of livestock marketing.

Hugh Brown
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Hugh is the CEO of Melton Mowbray Market and founder of its operator Gillstream Markets Ltd. Hugh is passionate about the value of markets, having been looked after by his mum while she ran an antiques stall in Portobello Road and subsequently graduating to the London Stock Exchange, where he spent 17 years. He then ran the UK for Europe’s largest guarantor and processor of share trading where buyers & sellers paid an immediate risk premium and were not able to take stock without payment or vice versa. This is very different to where livestock markets are today and Hugh is a strong believer in their prospects to deliver better and safer services to their customers. He is learning about livestock every week and is very grateful to everyone for their support.

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