Management

Jim Walker CBE

Jim Walker CBE

Managing Director

Mr. Jim Walker, CBE, has been the Managing Director of Argent Energy (UK) Limited since 2008 and served as its Operations Director from 2005. After leading an MBO of Argent in 2009, the company was subsequently acquired by the global business, John Swire & Sons Ltd, in 2013. He continues to drive the expansion of Argent for JSSL in his capacity as MD. 

Jim also has a long affiliation with the agricultural industry having served as a Consultant at Robert Wiseman Dairies and as President and Vice President of the National Farmers Union, Scotland. He was also Chairman of Quality Meat Scotland from April 2003 to October 2005.

He continues to farm over 4,000 acres in the Nith Valley in South West Scotland, in a family partnership, which carries a herd of 600 beef cows and over 2,500 sheep.

Jim studied accountancy at Edinburgh University.

See also

Jim Boyd

Jim Boyd

Group Finance Director

Dickon Posnett

Dickon Posnett

Director of Corporate Affairs

Mike Scott

Mike Scott

Group Technical and Compliance Director

Suzanne James

Suzanne James

Group HR Director

Andrew Dane

Andrew Dane

Finance Director