Andrew Burgess

Andrew Burgess

NFU Organics Forum chair

Andrew is director and owner of Burgess Farms and founder of RBOrganic, born and raised in vegetable farming, a strategic agronomist by profession. He went to Shuttleworth Agricultural College and has since done a variety of roles in fresh produce. 

He is enthusiastic about environmental farming, especially organic.

Andrew is currently a trustee of the Soil Association and has served full terms on the NFU Horticulture Board, LEAF board, AHDB and British Carrot Growers.

He has just retired from playing rugby for Peterborough, and is now the club president. He still skies and climbs mountains, and loves all outdoor pursuits.