Jack is Chief Executive of the British Growers Association, which supports 22 organisations on behalf of UK growers, and provides administration and accountancy services to specialist crop associations, marketing and promotion groups and producer organisations, as well as representing and promoting UK horticulture.
Jack is also Chief Executive of British Growers’ subsidiary business MIS, which collects and distributes market intelligence to the fresh produce industry.
Prior to joining British Growers, Jack was CEO of City & Guilds NPTC, providing vocational qualifications for the land-based industries. He worked closely on the national skills development agenda and worked with many of the country’s leading agricultural colleges.
From 1982 to 2006, Jack held a number of posts with the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), including Regional Director for the East Midlands, and Head of the NFU’s Technical Services Dept.
Jack is a Nuffield Scholar and a former Chairman of the Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust. He is also a former director of the Oxford Farming Conference, and became a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society of England in 2014.