SQC is controlled by a Board of Directors responsible for the direction, overall management and administration of the company.

At present the Board of Directors are:

SQC Board July 2022

Andrew Moir, Chairman (Independent)

Hands on Arable Farmer in North East of Scotland with significant crop production experience.

Andrew has represented Arable production on National Farmers Union Combinable Crops, Chaired Scottish Voluntary Initiative, Served on AHDB Combinable Crops and Chaired Agriscot.


John Hutcheson, Vice Chairman (Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society)

John Hutcheson Hands on Arable Farmer producing extensively in East Central Scotland. Vice Chair of Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society (SAOS), Chairman of OatCo and Director of Tayforth machinery Ring


Professor Fiona Burnett, Technical Director (Scottish Rural College (SRUC)

Professor at SRUC (Scottish Rural College) Specialist in Applied Crop Pathology specialising in pest and disease management.


Teresa Dougall, Managing Director (Independent)

30 years' experience of working within the agricultural and farming business sector.


Dr Julian South, Director (Maltsters Association of Great Britain)

Executive Director of Maltsters Association of Great Britain, specialist in product standards.


Dr Peter Nelson, Director (Scotch Whisky Association)

Technical Director Glenmorangie, specialist in Whisky Distilling and the distilling infrastructure.


Mark MaCallum, Director (National Farmers Union Scotland)

Non-Executive Director with Tayforth Machinery Ring/ AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds/ SRUC.


David Bell, Director (National Farmers Union of Scotland)

Hands on farmer


Duncan Downie, Director (Agricultural Industries Confederation)

Arable Agronomist/Farm Advisor with East of Scotland Farmers’ Cooperative working closely with Agricultural Industries Confederation 


Colin Young, Director (Agricultural Industries Confederation)

Specialist in Cereals and Oilseeds based in North East Scotland working closely with Agricultural Industries Confederation.


Daniel Leeson, Director (UK Flour Millers)

Wheat Trader with ADM Milling (UK) Ltd



From the Board of Directors, the following make up the Management Executive - Andrew Moir, Chair/John Hutchison, Vice Chair/Fiona Burnett, Technical Director/Teresa Dougall, Managing Director.