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Campbell Tweed

Governor Profile

Campbell Tweed is a sheep and beef farmer from Cairncastle, near Larne.  His farm is in a Less Favoured Area, close to the County Antrim coast.  Campbell is a graduate of the West of Scotland Agricultural College and was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship in 1993.

Throughout the years Campbell has been extensively involved with a number of organisations; these have included the role of Chairman of Lantra’s Council for Northern Ireland; International Chairman, UK Chairman and NI Chairman of the Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust, ex President of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU), former UK Vice Chairman of the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG); the Chairman of the Farmers' Club Committee Membership in London; the Coastal Zone Management Forum for NI (NIEA) and the Assured Food Ownership Body Standards (red tractor scheme).  In addition, he was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Agricultural Society in 1992.  Mr Tweed is a former Chairman of the Historic Monuments Council NI; Vice Chairman of NSA NI, National Trust NI Advisory Board; Chairman of National Sheep Group, Board of Larne Grammar School; Past President of UK Grassland Society; NFS Co Director Ulster Farmers Union, BBC Rural Affairs and Agriculture Committee member and member of the CAFRE Uplands Board.

Currently Campbell is a member of the University's Audit and Risk Management Committee.  Campbell was awarded an OBE in 2003 for services to the Environment and Agriculture.

 

Department: Board of Governors

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