About Me, a brief CV ...

Personal Specs

Name: Lyndon John Farnham

Place of Birth: St Helier, Jersey

Age: 59

Family Status; Married to Anne-Marie with two grown up children, Alex and Philippa. One daughter-in-law, Charlie, one (future) son-in-law, Jack, two grandchildren  and our dog Winston (below)!












Education;  St George’s Preparatory, Les Quennevais and Hautlieu. College for the Distributive Trades (London), Harrods – Retail Trainee (1982 – 1985).

Political background; First elected to the States as Deputy of St Saviour No.2 district on 9th December 1999 and re-elected in 2002. Retired from the States in December 2005. Re-elected as Senator in 2011 and sworn to office on 14th November 2011. Re-elected as Senator 2014. Re-Elected as Senator 2018. Elected Deputy for St Mary, St Ouen and St Peter 2022.

Current Office; Deputy for St Mary, St Ouen and St Peter. Member Member Privileges and Procedures Committee, Member Corporate Services scrutiny Panel, Member Bailiff’s Consultative Panel, Member Jersey Police Authority.

Previous Political Experience;   Deputy Chief Minister 2018 – 2022, Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture (2014 – 2022), Assistant Minister, Home Affairs Department (2011 – 2014). Deputy, States of Jersey (St Saviour number 2 district) 1999 – 2005. During this period I held the following positions: President – Gambling Control Committee. Vice President – Economic Development Committee, Vice President – Harbours & Airport Committee, Chairman – Jersey Tourism Board, Chairman – Tourism Development Fund, Chairman – Jersey Conference Bureau, Chairman – Emerging Industries Board. I also served on a number of other Committees, Boards and Trusts.

Other Positions Held; Member:  Member  Chair – Our Hospital Political Oversight Group, Chair – Anti Inflation Strategy Group,  President – Jersey Hospitality Association (2011 – 2014), Honorary Life Member – Jersey Battle of Flowers Association (current), President – Jersey Battle of Flowers Association (2000-2002), Chairman – Jersey Battle of Flowers Association (1997 – 2000), Committee Member – Jersey Battle of Flowers Association (1988 – 1997) 

Hobbies and Interests; Running, Walking (with my dog Winston) Cycling, Swimming, Triathlon, Reading, History, Music (drumming) and Politics. Member: Jersey Heritage Trust, National Trust Jersey.

Occupation; States Member and Company Director.

Business Career; Following my return to Jersey in 1985 my business career developed in wholesale and retail, hotels and leisure, online commerce and property. I relinquished the majority of my business commitments in 2011 when I returned to politics. I retain a small number of business interests and directorships which are duly listed under the declaration of members interests.

Jersey, our Island is a short video promoting our unique way of life and sharing my views on serving as a states member:


In 2014 I put my gloves on for charity and participated in The Rock White Collar Boxing raising funds for Mind Jersey:

Lyndon vs Ollie from PBS Broadcast on Vimeo.


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