Richard Longthorp OBE

Richard studied Agriculture at Nottingham University Sutton Bonington followed by a spell farming in Zambia prior to returning home to run the family arable farm. The farm now also runs an outdoor pig enterprise.

Immediate past Chairman of the National Pig Association, he also currently chairs the AgriSkills Forum and the employer group developing Trailblazer Apprenticeships for Agriculture and Horticulture. He is also a Trustee and Board Member of Lantra.

Outside of farming he is involved in a property development business specialising in holiday homes.

Away from work he is very involved with and a past president of his local Rotary Club.

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