Howard has worked in the Animal Health Industry for 42 years and for the last 26 years he has been totally involved in the Poultry Industry. Howard also organises the annual EPIC Golf Tournament.

Now retired, Howard lives in Cambridgeshire with his wife Maureen, he has 2 children and 5 grandchildren, he enjoys playing golf and watching most other sports particularly cricket. He also enjoys gardening and has been described as a fashion victim due to his habit of wearing outrageous waistcoats.  His main interest outside his family and EPIC is indulging his passion for travel and wildlife photography.