Declan Billington

Chief Executive, John Thompson & son Ltd

Declan Billington has recently taken up the position of Chair at the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association and is also CEO of leading animal feed manufacturer, Thompsons. He is a member of the Agri-Food Strategy Board and also represents Northern Ireland on the board of the leading UK based agricultural lobbying body, the Agricultural Industries Confederation. Declan has previously held a number of prominent industry positions including Chair of CBI Northern Ireland, Chair of the Economic Development Forum’s Skills sub group, and Chair of the Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association.