Edwin Farr (England)

Edwin is currently serving on the ISA Advisory Board and can be contacted on edwinjfarr@totalise.co.uk.

Edwin J Farr MBE is a Chartered Environmental Civil Engineer, born in Manchester, UK, and graduated from Birmingham University. Running parallel with his professional career, his work in stuttering self help and advocacy started in the early 1980’s. He has been a member the British Stammering Association for 30 years and Board member for 15 years. He co-founded the European League of Stuttering Associations (ELSA) in 1990 after three years of preparation working with the national stuttering associations of Europe. Since 1990 Edwin has helped organise, with funding from various European bodies, 17 stuttering awareness meetings, conferences and youth meetings and participated in many more. In 2002 Edwin was awarded “Member of the British Empire” (MBE) in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours, for his services to the Stuttering Community.

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