Mr Ian Thompson has 19 years consultancy experience with Laurence Gould, having previously worked for an accountancy practice and managed a large arable farming unit in North East Scotland. He has a range of farm management clients across all sectors of the industry in Scotland and Northern England.
He leads the delivery of food processing grant applications for the company in Scotland, provides advice to shellfish farmers and completes planning application reviews for a number of Scottish Councils. He is accredited to provide advice to farmers under the SGRPID funded Whole Farm Review Scheme and has successfully obtained grant funding for farmers and agri-businesses under the SRDP. Ian provides advice to fruit and vegetable grower co-operatives on structure, governance, operation and investment planning.
He completes expert witness reports across a range of issues to identify both liability and quantum.