UKCB Board Member for Defra

Mr Mike Rowe

Mr Mike Rowe

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Biography

Mike Rowe is Deputy Director in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and is responsible for policy on the Common Agricultural Policy and for co-ordinating Future Agricultural and Land Use Policy.
He is also responsible for Farming Statistics. With extensive experience in Defra, Mike’s previous posts have included being Senior Private Secretary for 5 different Defra Ministers, Arm’s Length Body Reform, GM crops and Rural Development policy

UKCB Board Member for Defra

The UK Co-ordinating Body Management Board includes a representative of each of the 4 departments that own UKCB:

  • the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • the Welsh Government
  • the Scottish Government
  • the Northern Ireland Executive

The chairmanship of the Board rotates between the 4 representatives.