James Woolway was elected President of the Agricultural Engineers Association at its recent Annual General Meeting.
James was brought up on a family farm and obtained a degree in Agricultural Technology and Management from Silsoe College. He has worked in the agricultural machinery industry since 1994, originally as Territory Manager for OPICO and subsequently for Amazone as Territory Manager for South, then Territory manager for north of England.
In 2000 he moved back to OPICO, initially as Sales Manager, then Sales Director, then Managing Director. In May 2007 purchased OPICO from previous owner Jeremy Coleclough.
James lists his interests as Skiing, Game Shooting and Agriculture.