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John Denholm is the President of the UK Chamber of Shipping.

He is Chairman and Chief Executive of J. & J. Denholm Limited, the holding company for the group of companies owned by the Denholm family, which has interest in shipping, logistics, seafoods and industrial services.

On graduating, John qualified as a Chartered Accountant before joining the Denholm Group, where he held a number of roles before being appointed Managing Director in 1998.

His other interests include:

  • Chairman of Denholm Oilfield Services;
  • Director of Hadley Shipping and Anglo Eastern Univan Group;
  • Prime warden of The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights.

He was previously:

  • President of the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO);
  • A non-executive director of Braemar Shipping Services Plc;
  • President of Glasgow Shipowners’ Benevolent Association;
  • Deacon of the Incorporation of Hammermen.