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Our Team

Dalgety brings together industry leaders, regulatory specialists and world leading experts in biochemistry and horticulture. Our forward-thinking team is dedicated to using innovation and technology to lead the way in medicinal cannabis production.

Main Board

Responsible for strategic & financial planning, compliance, reporting and governance.

David Waller

FIMC MBE (Chairman)

Former Senior Partner and Regional Chairman with PwC. Expertise in manufacturing and corporate finance. Previously held Director level commercial roles with global fmcg companies

James T Leavesley


CEO of The Leavesley Group with extensive arable, growing & processing expertise working to GMP and GACP standards

John (Johnny) Leavesley

Qualified Lawyer and Contracts Expert

James D Leavesley

Operational & Facility Design Expertise. Former Markets & Trade Analyst

Rt Hon Jacqui Smith

Former Home Secretary and now Chair of a major NHS University Hospital Trust

Jane Sawyers


Former Chief Constable and executive lead for drugs investigation & enforcement

Ian Greaves


Former KPMG Audit Partner specialising in mid-sized companies

Reeta Stokes


Company Secretary and formerly with St Modwen Properties and several FTSE 100 & 250 companies

Operating Board

Following the guidance of the Main Board, our Operational Board is responsible for the ongoing production, process management and quality control of our products. We have recruited international experts in the cultivation of medical cannabis, along with expert IT and system support, regulatory compliance and active research and development capability.

Dalgety are proud to lead the way in UK grown low carbon pharma grade cannabinoids. Our continued innovation and investment in technology will support the future development of the UK-Midlands as the leader for hydroponically grown medicinal cannabis.