Sándor Fazekas is Minister of Agriculture of Hungary, a post he has held since 2014. Before, he served as Minister of Rural Development from 2010 to 2014. He also served as mayor of his hometown, Karcag between 1990 and 2010. During the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, he presided over two councils, the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, as well as the Environment Council. He graduated Cum Laude from the József Attila University Faculty of Law, Szeged.