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Stuart joined Isles of Scilly Steamship Group as Chief Financial Officer in July 2013 and appointed as a Board director in June 2015. Originally from Mullion, Stuart graduated from Cardiff University with a BSc (Hons) degree in Pharmacology & Toxicology and then qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2007. Stuart has previously worked as Financial Controller at Smart Solutions Recruitment, one of Wales fastest growing companies. Stuart now lives in St Buryan and is also a governor at St Buryan Academy Primary School.
Andrew joined the Board in 1992. He worked in Lincolnshire and London before returning to St Mary’s where he now farms and is involved, with his wife Juliet, in a number of diversified businesses. He is also the Chairman and a founder Director of Mainland Marketing Ltd, Chairman of the Cornwall Agri-food Council, Chairman of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Rural and Farming Network and Vice Chairman of the Rural Cornwall Partnership. He was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Agricultural Society, England, during the last year. He is the Chairman of the Group’s Nominations and Remuneration Committees.
Peter joined the Board in 2003. He has worked in the Agricultural and land based industries for all of his working life, the last 34 years of full time employment being in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. He is a governor of The Cornwall College Group and a Director of Kernow Grain Ltd and a Council Member of the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association. He is Chair of the Group’s Audit Committee and sits on the Nominations and Remuneration Committees.
Diccon joined the Board in 2013. From a St Mary’s farming family, he worked in business consultancy in central London in parallel with founding his own marine and construction contracting businesses in Scilly and mainland UK. Co-founding Keynvor Morlift Ltd in 2008, he continues the company’s expansion of marine activity across subsea and surface marine construction, heavy lift, towage, salvage, and project cargo, with a particular focus on marine renewable energy. He has served as a trustee of two Scillonian charities and is currently a Steering Board director of the South West Marine Energy Park. He lives in Scilly and Falmouth.
Sam Hicks is from a longstanding St Agnes family. He was educated in Scilly, and then graduated from the University of Bath in 2001 with a BSc Hons in Business Administration. He worked in various commercial management roles on the mainland before returning home to help grow the family business. Together with his wife and parents he manages Troytown Farm dairy, self-catering cottages and campsite. Fully engaged in the local community, Sam is Watch Manager of the island fire service, a coastguard officer, captain of the cricket team and a member of the Shah gig crew. He has three children at the Five Islands school.
Gary joined the Board in April 2018 and is from St. Mellion, in east Cornwall. He has been practising as a Chartered Accountant for the last 25 years, developing an extensive client base across Devon and Cornwall. In 2013, he merged his business with Prydis to broaden the services provided to clients of both companies, and become Managing Director of Prydis Accounts Ltd. Gary, embraces the challenges of General Practice and particularly enjoys the interaction between the other facets of the business with Financial Planning, Corporate Law and Governance all forming part of the key day to day deliverables at Prydis.
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General Manager Marine Operations
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Quality and Flight Safety Manager
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Land’s End Airport Manager
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Health and Safety Manager
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Marketing and Communications Manager
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