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Innovation . Skills . Learning . Knowledge

Unlocking growth in people and organisations

Welcome to GORSE services

GORSE services limited is a business development consultancy based in the North East of England. We aim to unlock growth in people and organisations by facilitating access to innovation, knowledge, learning and skills.

We have expertise in the biosciences and a breadth of experience in the scientific, regulatory, educational and research-based environments. This allows us to work effectively with clients that include businesses, universities, research organisations and SME’s that operate within the agritech and bio-based economy across the UK.

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Our Services

Skills Development

Grow through coaching, mentoring, training and learning.

Funding Applications

Secure funding for business growth and development.

Project Management

Make projects happen on time, to cost and to specification.


Technical Writing

Communicate complex ideas and transfer knowledge effectively.

Analysis and Advice

Base decisions on independent, expert analysis and interpretation.

Interim Management

Grow through better strategic and operational delivery.

About us...

The company Directors, both postgraduates in the Biosciences, have over 20 years’ experience in the scientific, regulatory, educational and research-based environments.

They have a shared passion for learning, continual skills development and innovation. This set of values led them to set up GORSE services, a business development consultancy, on the edge of the Northumberland National Park in 2015.

Their areas of expertise lie in Agri-food, Environment & Health and education. They are highly experienced professionals in project management and delivery, technical writing and knowledge transfer, training, mentoring and people development.

John Hutchins

John Hutchins

John completed a degree in Microbiology (Bristol University) and a PhD in plant pathology and crop protection (Imperial College, London) before joining NIAB, an agricultural crop science research organisation where he took a variety of different roles.

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Emma Green

Emma Green

Emma has a degree in Biology (University of Southampton) and a PhD in the environmental sciences and pesticide regulation (Imperial College, London). She started her career as a regulatory scientist at the Department of Environment.

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News and Views from GORSE services

Search our blog for news and updates on funding and business development opportunities. We are especially interested in all things “agri-tech”, so you will also find articles about the latest innovations in farming and food production.