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Malcolm McAllister

Chairman Malcolm McAllister

A farmer at heart, Malcolm was manager of Louth Park Farms from 1973, a business purchased by Booker Farming Limited (BFL) in 1980. He became MD of BFL, established contract farming in the UK and developed an in depth understanding of landowners. He increased the area farmed from 17,000 to 50,000 acres in 10 years and was part of the MBO team that purchased BFL from Booker plc in April 1996. He successfully sold the company to the Cooperative Farms in 1998 and became Director of Business Development, farming over 100,000 acres. On leaving, Malcolm set up The McAllister Partnership which remains a Rural Business Consultancy where we developed both Wind Energy and AD for clients. He established Farm Renewables in 2010.

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Professional history

2010 - present

Farm renewables Chairman

2000 - present

McAllister Partnership

Senior partner

1998 - 2000

CWS FARMS GROUP

Business development director

1987 - 1998

BOOKER FARMING

Managing director

Malcolm McAllister

Major projects

These are some of the most significant renewable energy projects Malcolm has been involved in during his career

Broadley Energy AD plant, 1.8MW CHP Operational: 2017

Broadley Energy AD plant, 1.8MW CHP

Chichester, West Sussex

Developed, constructed and operates

Symonds Farm Power, 1.4MW CHP Operational: 2012

Symonds Farm Power, 1.4MW CHP

Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Developed and secured funding. (Operated through Geo E Gittus)

Abbey Fields solar farm, 5MW Operational: 2016

Abbey Fields solar farm, 5MW

Faversham, Kent

Developed, constructed and sold to Foresight Group

Board membership:

Malcolm is a director of the following organisations

Geo E Gittus & Son

Chairman of a Suffolk family business that farms 5,000 acres, finishes 30,000 pigs, plus a business park
Good Story Chairman of a charity that helps young dylsexic entrepreneurs reach their full potential

Symonds Farm Power

Owns and operates a 1.4MW AD plant
Secret Sessions A digital platform that finds and develops new musical talent