James Cook

James Cook was born in Glasgow and educated at The High School of Glasgow and the University of Glasgow. He has spent most of his professional career in finance, latterly between 1990 and 1999 as finance director of Meconic, the world's largest legitimate manufacturer of opiate based pharmaceuticals.

Since 1999 he has established a freelance practice as an independent trustee of pension schemes. He is a keen amateur musician and plays piano, organ and viola.



James Cook

Appointed to the Board

17 December 2012

Current Role


Board Committees

Finance Committee (Chair)
Fundraising & Marketing Committee


BSc Hons