Jannes MAES

President
CEJA - Belgium

Biography

Born in 1991, Jannes is a dairy farmer from Flanders in northern Belgium. Growing up on the family farm instilled in him a passion for agriculture. He later undertook agricultural studies in secondary school and at university level. While a student, he became a member of Groene Kring, the Flemish organisation for young farmers. This led to roles representing young farmers at local, regional, national and international level. He also started working on the family farm with his brother and father. Jannes was a CEJA Vice President from 2015 to 2017 and President from 2017 to 2019. He is now completing a second mandate as President.