Andrew Meredith

Editor, Farmers Weekly

Location: London

Sector: My upbringing is beef and sheep farming on an upland farm in Mid Wales but my job requires me to try and have a working knowledge of all sectors.

Happy to talk about: Agriculture’s interaction with current affairs, farm policy, livestock farming, arable farming, farming culture.

Talking Point: Farmers Weekly was founded in 1934 and I was appointed its tenth editor in January 2020. I am the youngest person to hold the role after previously working as arable reporter and deputy business editor.

Other skills and hobbies: General interest in the media and current affairs, gaming, farming history, food.

Previous media experience: TV and radio commentary on rural affairs (GB News, BBC, LBC)

Declared interests: None.