Amenity Team

Amenity Team
The amenity team bring together over 40 years of professional experience in the sector.




David Greenshields

07799 430784


Regional Sales Manager


David joined Barenbrug in 2008 and is a familiar face to many customers and relied upon for his strong technical expertise. 


With a Master's degree in Environmental Biology from St Andrews University in Scotland and a PhD in Plant Genetics from Edinburgh University, David is well equipped to offer technical assistance to a broad range of clients.


David is based in Edinburgh and covers the Scottish region.


Outside of work he is an avid golfer with a handicap of 1, he also has a passion for all sports.


Luke Hunt

07909 786916


Regional Sales Manager

East of England and South East


Wholesale Manager


Luke joined Barenbrug in the summer of 2016. An ex-greenkeeper—most recently at the Hotchkin course at the National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa—Luke is an established seed and Sportsturf expert, with five years’ experience working with seed breeders and merchants throughout the UK and Europe.


Luke has a strong background in seed, having spent the previous five years working in the industry. He has dealt with many types of customers, seed breeders and merchants throughout the UK and Europe.


Luke’s journey into Sportsturf began when his love of golf first led him into greenkeeping. Today he plays off a handicap of three (very nearly two!).



Richard Sheppard

07548 595296


Regional Sales Manager
South West England

Richard joined Barenbrug in May 2019 and has a  vast range of experience in the Turfgrass Industry. Richard started as a Cricket Groundsman before taking a three year Turfgrasss Science Course at Myerscough College. A career in Greenkeeping developed and Richard became a Golf Course Manager, and during this time he also studied Science Degree Level Courses with the Open University. He has also run his own Sportsturf Maintenance and Consultancy business and prior to joining Barenbrug was in a similar role with Limagrain.


Outside of work Richard has spent a lifetime playing and watching sport, mainly Football, Cricket and Golf as well as being an avid Spurs fan. Regular visits to the Theatre to watch and support his children perform also brings huge enjoyment.