|The Lord Bamford, Kt., DL|
|Born||Anthony Paul Bamford
23 October 1945 
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
|Net worth||GB£3.1 billion (2012)|
|Title||Chairman of JCB
|Spouse(s)||Carole, Lady Bamford|
Anthony Paul Bamford, Baron Bamford, Kt. DL (born 23 October 1945) is a British businessman, Chairman of JCB Ltd.. He succeeded his father, Joseph Cyril Bamford, as Chairman and Managing Director of JCB in 1975, at the age of 30. He was knighted in 1990 at the age of 45. His wealth was estimated at £3.1 billion as of April 2012.
Sir Anthony has been outspoken on the need for the Government to champion manufacturing in the UK and commissioned a report in 2012 on the subject which was sent directly to David Cameron. He was elevated to the House of Lords in August 2013 
Married to Carole, Lady Bamford OBE, she was made an honorary Doctor of Technology by Loughborough University in 2002.
Outside of business, Bamford is highly regarded as one of the early collectors of vintage Ferraris, and is the only individual to own two Ferrari 250 GTOs. He was also once the owner of a 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 grand prix car raced by the five-time world champion Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina.
Styles and honours
- Mr Anthony Bamford (1945–90)
- Sir Anthony Bamford (1990–2002)
- Sir Anthony Bamford DL (2002–2013)
- The Lord Bamford Kt., DL (2013-Present)
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