Andrew farms at the geographical centre of Kent near Lenham. The 1200 acre farm is predominantly arable with some Romney sheep, plus a variety of diversification enterprises, and he has a keen interest in developing conservation agriculture techniques. He has a degree in Natural Sciences, a Post graduate certificate in Agrifood and is BASIS registered. He is passionate about farmer organisations, and the industry’s interaction with society as a whole, and previous positions include being a member of the NFU National Crops Board, the AHDB’s Cereal Exports Committee and the Rothamsted Research Association board plus roles with the BCPC, NIAB and NRoSO. Currently he is a director at Weald Granary grain storage co-operative and Southern Farmers buying group, is a Farmer Focus writer for the Farmers Weekly and on the farmer advisory committees for the Cereal Event and the AHDB Kent Monitor Farm.