Christiane LAMBERT was Born in 1961 in Cantal, from parents’ farmers and activists at the JAC (Christian Young Farmer). She chooses very early to work as farmer, after an agricultural BTS. At 19 years old, she settled on a dairy and pig farm in Cantal.
President of young Farmers of Massiac (1981-1984) and Vice President of the Young farmer in the Cantal (1982-1988), she was the first President of Young Farmer of Auvergne in 1986.
Christiane and her husband, Thierry have three children and are now associates in a Society GAEC on a pig farm with 106 ha of crops (corn, wheat, barley, peas and canola) and230 sows, with 2 employees in West of France (Maine-et-Loire)
She was the first woman as president of the National Young Farmer association (CNJA)(1994-1998). Her action was highlighted by the National Charter for installation, the concept of the multi-functionality of Agriculture and the openminded approach to local and environmental concerns.
She was President of the FDSEA of Maine-et-Loire from 2001 to 2011, Secretary General of the FRSEA of Pays de la Loire from 2001 to 2014 and she is member of bureau of Chamber of Agriculture since 2001.
Board’s member of the FNSEA since March 2002, member of the bureau since 2005, she is Senior Vice President since December 2010. In FNSEA she is Vice-President of the Environment Committee, President of the Food Chain Commission and Head of Sustainable Growth and Society center.
Christiane LAMBERT was president of FARRE network (Forum for sustainable and environment friendly agriculture) from 1999 to 2005, and she is now President of the training fund, VIVEA, Vice-President of the IFOCAP (Training Institute for Farmer Managers), and AEI Association (Ecologically Intensive Agriculture) based in Angers, France.
April 2017, first woman elected FNSEA President