Biography of George Lyon
Nuffield Scholar (1987). Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society (2000). Farmer farming 550 ha on the Island of Bute (1972- ).
National Farmers Union Scotland: Vice-President (1996-1998); President (1998-1999).
Member of the Scottish Parliament (1999-2007).
Deputy Finance Minister, Scottish Government (2005-2007).
Member, European Committee of the Regions (2005-2007).