Position : Adviser for Miscanthus Agronomy
Summary and Biography:
David is a highly experienced professional Director and Executive who has worked internationally in the Renewable Energy Market for the last 13 years. He has focused on delivery of innovation, creativity and vision to strategic plans for several new businesses over many years. A Fellow of the UK Institute of Directors, he also holds directorships in several UK farming companies, has extensively share and contract farmed in the UK and France, is a Director of Cannington Grain Group, and CEO of SEIL Ltd. (current rebranding of Renewable Energy Crops Limited) He is a qualified agronomist and practical farmer. As a multiskilled director, he created and successfully sold his own agrochemical business, and an agronomic consultancy He also worked in General Management and other executive roles throughout a career of over 40 years. He was a local magistrate based in Devon UK for 6 years where he was one of the founder developers and innovators of the commercializing and practical development of Miscanthus Energy Crop in the EU. Married to Lucy for 18 years, he has 5 children and 7 grandchildren, and has many interests, mainly rural activities, science and enjoys music, current affairs, reading and chess.