Sir Nico Bacon – Chair of the RASC

Sir Nicholas Bacon Bt. OBE DL

Most of his life has been spent in the not-for-profit sector and establishing and managing SMEs.

He lives with his family in Norfolk on their agricultural holding which includes forestry and an open garden.

The family has other property interests in Lincolnshire and London. Outside agriculture he has established companies specialising in insurance and lifts.

He was appointed Lord Warden of the Stannaries for the Duchy of Cornwall in 2006; he is also Chair of The Queen’s Green Canopy, Chair of The Royal Agricultural Society of The Commonwealth and Chair of the Plant Health Alliance.

President Emeritus of the RHS, having served as President from 2013 to 2020, (Treasurer 2010-2013)

Amongst his Norfolk voluntary involvements, Chair of The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, Easton College (the local Agricultural Further Education College for Norfolk), Norfolk PACT (Partners Against Crime Taskforce) and Audit Committee at the University of East Anglia.

Sir Nicholas is a Deputy Lieutenant and was High Sheriff of Norfolk in 2005.