Calum is Senior Innovation Lead with Innovate UK with responsibility for Agriculture and Food. He represents Innovate UK within the Global Food Security initiative, the LEAF advisory board and the Agri-Tech East Stakeholder Group. He was a member of the X-Whitehall working group developing the ‘UK Strategy for Agricultural Technologies’.
Calum studied agriculture at Aberdeen University and started his career with ADAS in England in 1982. In 1995 he was appointed by Bank of Scotland as national agricultural specialist becoming a Regional Director of the joint venture NFU Mutual Finance in 2006. Calum joined Innovate UK in Feb 2010.