John has over 30 years commercial experience in international research-based agribusiness, 25 years of which were in senior management and leadership roles in the agrochemical, biotechnology and seeds businesses of ICI, Zeneca and Syngenta.
Since 2012 he has been an independent consultant and adviser within the international agricultural technology industry, bringing his experience in:
- sales and marketing
- research and development
- mergers and acquisitions
- creating and managing joint ventures
- initiation of public-private partnerships to a wide range of clients around the world.
John has a strong network within the international agricultural research and technology sector and is also a Non Executive Director of:
- Elsoms (Spalding) Ltd (a leading UK seed and plant breeding business)
- Crop Health and Protection Ltd (one of the UK Agri-tech Centres).
John has a Masters degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford, and is a Trustee of a number of charitable organisations.
Term ends: 31 March 2023
Last updated: 4 April 2022