George Dunn

George Dunn studied Agricultural Economics at Nottingham and Reading Universities before working as an Economist at the Headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food (MAFF) in Whitehall, London between 1989 and 1992. He then spent 4 years as Rural Economics Adviser to the Country Landowners Association (CLA) before joining the Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) as its Chief Executive in January 1997. He has been a member of numerous organisations including: the National Trust’s Properties Committee and its Rural Enterprise Panel, National Trust Specialist Volunteer on land-use and Governance issues, TFA on the Tenancy Reform Industry Group, Future of Farming Review Group established by DEFRA, Rock Review Tenancy Working Group, Welsh Government’s Tenancy Working Group, Prince’s Countryside Fund Farm Advisory Group, Farming Community Network serving as Chairman of the charity, Trustee of the Arthur Rank Centre, Associate of the Royal Agricultural Societies. He was awarded the Farmers Weekly Lifetime Achievement Award in 2022. He is also on the leadership team of his local, Reading based, Elim Pentecostal church.