Malcolm was appointed a Director in 1999 and Chairman in 2001, having joined Eastern Produce (Holdings) Limited, now Linton Park Plc, in 1972. He is a chartered accountant and chairman on the Nomination committee.
Chief Executive Officer
Byron was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 25 September 2023. Byron has extensive experience in the financial and investment management sectors and served as CEO of the Group’s private bank, Duncan Lawrie, from 2014 until its sale in 2017, since when Byron has been employed by the Group as Investment Director.
Director of Agriculture
Graham, a qualified agriculturalist, was appointed as Director of Agriculture in October 2014. He was previously Regional Director of the Group's African operations and has worked for the Group for more than 25 years. He is a non-executive director of Kakuzi Plc.
Chief Financial Officer
Susan was appointed Chief Financial Officer for the Group in June 2015. She joined Camellia as Finance Director Designate in July 2014. She is a chartered certified accountant and a non-executive director of Goodricke Group Limited and of United Finance Limited.
Independent non-executive director
Frederic was appointed as an independent non-executive Director in March 2013. He is a partner of Oberson Abels SA, a law office based in Geneva, Switzerland. He became a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination committees in June 2022.
Simon was appointed as a non-executive Director in March 2020. After an earlier career in the legal profession, he is now president of the board of the trustee of The Camellia Foundation. He is a member of the Remuneration and Nomination committees.
Stephen was appointed as a non-executive Director in 2021. He previously held positions within the Camellia Group's agricultural and banking businesses. He holds an executive position within The Camellia Foundation, a UK charity whose primary donor of the same name is the ultimate majority shareholder of Camellia Plc. He is also a director of the Camellia Private Trust Company (the trustee of The Camellia Foundation (Bermuda)) and director of Camellia Holding AG. He is a member of the Audit committee.
Independent non-executive director
Rachel was appointed as an independent non-executive director in May 2022. She is a chartered accountant with extensive international and general management experience, having founded and served on the board of several significant businesses. She has substantial experience and interest in ESG matters. She became chair of the Audit and Remuneration committees and joined the Nomination committee in June 2022.
Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Member of the Strategy Committee and other Board committees
Amarpal advises the Board on legal, regulatory, governance, compliance, risk and ESG issues. He is a member of the Strategy Committee and other Board committees.
Agricultural Executive Committee
Chief Executive and Managing Director of Camellia’s Indian Operations, Goodricke Group Ltd.
Chief Executive of the Group's Bangladesh operations, Duncan Brothers Bangladesh Ltd
Regional Director for the Group’s Kenya and Malawi Operations
Managing Director of the Groups operations in Malawi, Eastern Produce Malawi Ltd
Johan de Kock
Managing Director of the Group's operations in South Africa, Eastern Produce Estates South Africa
Managing Director of the Group’s operations in Tanzania, EP(T) East Africa Ltd.
Alex Geovani Bruch
General Manager of the Group's operations in Brazil, C. C. Lawrie Comércio e Participações Ltda.
Managing Director of Bardsley England.