Andrew Brown is a Rutland farmer born and bred. 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 20 years and goes into schools to promote British food and farming. He has been on the Board of the HGCA and is on Farmers Club Committee as Chair of Membership and is a member of the Institute of Agricultural Management, the Commercial Farmers Group, the Worshipful Company of Farmers and has achieved the status of Chartered Environmentalist. He 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 has recently gained a post graduate law degree with merit from De Montfort University.