John Glen, Chief Executive (Buccleuch)
John returned to Edinburgh in 2008 after a thirty year career spanning several continents and industry sectors; the final ten based in Paris as CFO of Air Liquide, the world leader in industrial gases. In addition, John was extensively engaged in the development on international accounting standards as the Vice Chair of EFRAG.
As Chief Executive of Buccleuch, John is responsible for the business interests of the Buccleuch family; comprising a number of services within the land management sector – from visitor services on the country estates to commercial property development, agricultural services, farming and energy, from both conventional and renewable sources.
John is a non-executive director for BIC, a quoted French company.