Jim is a director and owner of Food Chain Enterprises. The company was originally launched by Jim in 2006 as Food Chain Partners Worldwide.
Jim graduated from the West of Scotland Agricultural College, Auchincruive, UK in 1978 with a National Diploma in poultry husbandry. Now with over 40 years in the poultry industry Jim has travelled all over the World and experienced many different methods of poultry production. As well as having worked with primary breeding companies and major integrators in the UK, New Zealand, Thailand and South Africa, Jim was also a main board director of South Africa’s largest broiler integrator, Rainbow Chicken, and from 2003 was managing director of Grampian Country Food Groups poultry agricultural business in the UK.
Jim’s distinctive experience in the Global poultry industry has given him an extensive knowledge base across all areas of the poultry supply chain, as well as access to some of the best specialist consultants in the world. Jim is in the unique position of understanding the challenges faced by today’s food chain supply industry and can utilise this and his network to provide bespoke solutions.
“FCE provides independent, strategic, technical, and management poultry consultancy at an international level across the poultry supply chain. Our highly knowledge team has a wealth of experience at all levels of poultry supply chain and we put that into use to provide bespoke, practical solutions for the businesses we work with. We pride ourselves on our ability to develop good client relationships and clear, honest communication.”