Meet the Team

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Chief Executive & Company Secretary

Hywel is an Auctioneer and Valuer and a Fellow of the Livestock Auctioneers Association. Hywel held a previous position at Gaerwen, Ynys Môn for 10 years and has a firm agricultural background. He will oversee the company’s operation across all sites.
Hywel joined the company in December 2022 and is keen to meet new and loyal customers of Farmers Marts (R G Jones) Ltd.

Hywel graduated from Cardiff University with a degree in Business Studies and is also a graduate of the Harper Adams Livestock Auctioneers scheme.

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Huw Myfyr Gruffydd BSc (Hons) PgDip MRICS FAAV

Huw is a Rural Chartered Surveyor an RICS Registered Valuer and a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. Huw joined the company in October 2020 and manages the Bala branch of Farmers Marts (R G Jones) Ltd, covering North West Wales and is also a livestock auctioneer at Dolgellau market.

Huw undertakes a broad range of professional work including:

Valuations of all types of rural properties for a range of purposes
Sale of property
Compulsory Purchase and Utility claims
Access and Rights over Land matters
Landlord and Tenant matters for agricultural, residential and commercial property.
Property Management

Huw has a strong agricultural background having worked on the family farm in Dyffryn Ardudwy and has a degree in Agriculture and Business Studies.

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Richard Jones FLAA FRAgs

Richard has been with Farmers Marts (R G Jones) Ltd for nearly 50 years having started in 1972. He is a Fellow of the Livestock Auctioneer Association and a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society.

Richard is a senior auctioneer at Dolgellau and Bala markets and advises on many matters as a land agent including utility claims and sale and lettings of agricultural holdings.

Richard was honoured with being the president of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in 2016.


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Owain Ap Gareth Jones BSc (Hons)

Owain is a Trainee Estate Agent & Marketing Officer and is a graduate from Aberystwyth University. Owain is local to the Bala area and has been with us since February 2022. Owain is based in the Bala office and is also part of the Principality team as a Customer Consultant.

Away from the office, Owain enjoys his football and plays for the local team, Llanuwchllyn.

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Elin Dwyfor BSc (Hons)

Elin is a Graduate Rural Surveyor and has recently joined the company after graduating from Harper Adams University with a degree in Rural Enterprise and Land Management. Elin undertook a Utilities and Infrastructure based placement year, and worked on various projects around the UK. Elin undertakes a wide range of professional work and is based in our Bala office.

In her spare time, Elin is an active member of Llannefydd Young Farmers Club and enjoys socialising with friends.