Bryan Lightbody is the host at Orchard Farm, the primary base for #bespokewfbt. He has modernised Orchard Farm since purchasing it in 2017 and runs it as a hospitality venue throughout the year. He has guided over the last four years across the Western Front battlefields as well leading other historical and cultural itineraries in the UK and Northern France. Previously, his career was with the Metropolitan Police, working in a variety of roles but completing his service as a close protection officer in Royalty & Specialist Protection. He has also published three historical novels and lives at Orchard Farm. Bryan has two great uncles buried on Somme.