speaker

Thomas Magnusson

President, General Committee for Agricultural Cooperation in the European Union (COGECA)

Thomas Magnus on is President of Cogeca, the voice of European Agri-Cooperatives. Since 1959, Cogeca brings together national umbrella agri-cooperative organisations. Cogeca has currently 34 full members.

He farms a mixed dairy farm with forestry outside the city of Växjö in south-central Sweden together with his son. He has been a Board member of the Lantmännen group since 2005 and previously was first vice president of the Federation of Swedish Farmers (LRF).