- Founding Member Of The UK Independence Party
Nigel Farage is the leader and a founding member of the UK Independence Party. He also serves as a member of the European Parliament for the southeast of England, an elected post he has held for 16 years. He is known for supporting free and fair referendums on the transfer of powers from elected politicians to the European Union. Farage has written an autobiography, “Fighting Bull,” with a second edition, “Flying Free,” published four years ago. His most recent book, “The Purple Revolution,” was published in early 2015. Farage began his career as a commodities trader at the London Metal Exchange and ran his own metals brokerage firm after working at Credit Lyonnais Rouse and Drexel Burnham Lambert.