Welcome to the Team | James Cooper

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Welcome to the Team – James Cooper

James Cooper

James joins Protolan from MDS Graduate Management Scheme* and will be supporting our Business Development activities.

James graduated from Writtle University with a BSc (Hons) in Horticulture. He joined MDS to gain practical management experience in the food and fresh produce industry alongside studying for a Level 5 Chartered Management Institute / Departmental Manager diploma. James hopes to use his time at Protolan to learn from his peers and gain valuable insight into various business development activities.

Protolan is James’ third placement in the MDS programme.  He will be focusing across a range of business development channels, marketing, and client relationship management activities.  This secondment will play a critical role in supporting business development and profile-raising initiatives in the UK and international markets.

Welcome to the team James.


*MDS is a partnership of companies that aims to equip young people with the experience, training, and mindset so that they have the confidence and ability to rapidly become senior business leaders within the food industry.  You can read more about MDS here.

To find out more about our Protolan Team click here.