Particularly experienced in governance and leadership as well as finance and real estate, John Glen began his career at Unilever, before joining Air Liquide in 2000 as Group Finance Director and member of the Executive Committee. From 2008 to 2019, he was Chief Executive Officer of Buccleuch Estates Ltd, the holding company of a family group operating in the agricultural field of activity and industry sector in England and Scotland. In particular, he has helped to develop and market a portfolio of large energy projects in sustainable technologies. In addition, he became a director of The Borders Distillery Co. in 2016. From January 2020, he served as Group Chief Operating Officer of DC Thomson Publishing before being appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of BIC SA until May 2022. John Glen is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants and holds a master’s degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of Edinburgh.