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Andrew Brown is a Rutland farmer born and bred. His family have been farming in Rutland for over 300 years.
He was Chairman of Rutland Squash Club and played rugby for Oakham for many years. He is a past High Sheriff of Rutland. He also sits on the Leicestershire and Rutland bench as a magistrate. He is a former NFU East Midlands Regional Chairman.
The farm has won several local, regional and national awards for his conservation work whilst maintaining a viable and productive commercial farm. He has been hosting school trips for over 20 years and goes into schools to promote British food and farming.
He has achieved the status of Chartered Environmentalist and has been awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Agricultural Societies. He is a Freeman of the City of London, a Trustee of the Rutland Agricultural Society and the Leicester Comedy Festival.
He was educated at Caldecott Primary School and Oakham School. He has an engineering degree from the University of Nottingham and has recently gained a post graduate law degree from De Montfort University.
Being elected in May 2019 he is committed to tackling rural crime, improving road safety and social care in Rutland.
Outside of work he is a keen cricketer and after dinner speaker.