Richard Jenkins

Richard Jenkins

 

 

 

 

 

To any enquiry as to his occupation, Richard invariably replies “Sheep Farmer”. A politics graduate from Edinburgh University, he served for five years in the Queen’s Own Highlanders before returning to Orkney. He has stood three times for Parliament, as a Conservative in Orkney & Shetland (1987), Caithness, Sutherland &Easter Ross (1999), and Inverness East, Nairn & Lochaber (2001). He served on the Orkney Health Board from 2001 to 2005, chairing Health & Safety and Audit Committees. He is currently Chairman of Hammars Hill Energy Ltd, an independent wind energy developer (Hammars Hill Energy Website). “Northwind has evolved into a project management consultancy with several active accounts.”