John Glen

Posted on May 2, 2013

John Glen is the Chief Executive of the Buccleuch Group, the banner group for a diverse range of companies owned by the Duke of Buccleuch. The Group covers a broad spectrum of services within the land management sector from visitor services on the four Country Estates to commercial property development, Bio-energy and agricultural services.

John has had a long and varied financial career, spanning several continents and industry sectors, including household products and foods. Before returning to Edinburgh in 2008, John was based in Paris as Chief Financial Officer 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 Chairman of the European Financial Reporting Group (EFRAG).

Alongside his work at the Buccleuch Group, John is also a non-executive director for BIC and is Chairman of the Board at Alba Trees, a subsidiary company of the Buccleuch Group.