Show Officials

Richard Walduck OBE,DL

Patron

Richard Walduck has been an enthusiastic supporter and generous benefactor of the Society and Show for many years. In addition to his role as a director of the family business, The Imperial London Hotels Limited, Richard also farms 1,200 acres near Hatfield and both he and his wife Suzie work for many other charities and trusts throughout the county. The Society is very fortunate to have such a popular and influential Patron.
Mr Fergus McMullen

2017 President

Fergus McMullen is our 71st President! He is the main Board Director for Tenanted Pubs and Production at McMullens Brewery, and has been involved in the County Show for many years. He has previously been a Judge in our 'Made In Hertfordshire Marquee' and McMullens supply the heavy horses for our Countryside Arena displays!
Kevin White

Chairman

Kevin started his Hertfordshire Agricultural Society career in 1984, as both a steward and a cattle competitor. Since then hes been nominated onto the Committee of Management and F&GP, stewarded the goat display and risen through the ranks to Senior Trade Steward. Having attended both Hobbs Hill Wood and Longdean School in Hemel Hempstead, Kevin is passionate about promoting 'The Best of Hertfordshire'. When hes not chairing HAS meetings, he is the Design and Sales Director of Blue Goose Interiors, a business he started in 2010 after 15 years studying and working on dairy farms, both locally and in Libya!

Vice Chairman & Chief Steward

Stuart runs the family organic cereal farm in Harpenden and has attended every show since he was 7 months old and his Grandfather was a long serving past Show Secretary. Stuart was elected by farmers from across Hertfordshire to lead the local branch of the National Farmers Union (NFU). He is regularly invited to speak on behalf of the farming industry in the national media and represents farming views to government.