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Education

•   Honorary Doctor of Science, Cranfield Institute of Technology, De Montfort University, Silsoe College of Technology
•   Honorary Doctor of Law, University of Warwick
•   Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, University of Gloucestershire
•   Honorary Doctor of Public Service, University of Ohio

 

Experience

•   President of the European Parliament
•   Member of the House of Lords, Westminster, London
•   President of the National Farmers Union
•   President of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers
•   President of the Royal Agricultural Society of England




Lord Charles Henry Plumb

Lord Charles Henry Plumb Lord Charles Henry Plumb is a Member of the House of Lords, Westminster, London. Until 2008 he was a Member of the European Union Sub-Committee Environment and Agriculture. Since 2008 he is a Member of the EU Sub-Committee Internal Market.

He was President of the European Parliament, speaker for agriculture and Chairman of the European Parliament Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development. Further, he was President of the National Farmers Union, President of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers, President of the Royal Agricultural Society of England and Chairman of the International Policy Council on Agriculture, Food & Trade. He holds Honorary Doctors of Science from the Cranfield Institute of Technology, the De Montfort University and the Silsoe College of Technology, an Honorary Doctor of Law from the University of Warwick, an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Gloucestershire and an Honorary Doctor of Public Service from the University of Ohio, USA.

Additionally, Lord Plumb holds numerous high decorations of different states. He holds the Great Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Gold Medal for Distinguished Services to Agriculture of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, the Ordem do Merito of Portugal, the Order of Merit of Luxembourg, the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit of Spain, the Robert Schumann Gold Medal of France, the Knight Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Grand Order of the Phoenix of Greece, the Medal of Freedom and Liberty of Tonga and the Medal Mediterraneum from the European Institute in Florence, Italy.