Wilfred Emmanuel Jones MBE

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Areas of Interest

Environment and Agriculture

Honorary Award

Honorary Degree of Writtle University College


Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones is the founder of the Black Farmer brand. Early in his career, he ran a rural scholarship scheme to give young people from inner city areas the opportunity to live and work in rural communities. He also launched The Hatchery, to mentor, advise and support young brands. 

He received an MBE for services to British farming in the 2020 New Year’s Honours list.