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.