F C McLean BSc(Hons) FSS, served the sugar industry from 1964 as Agricultural Statistician and Manager Agronomy before his appointment as Executive Director of Diversified Crops and Agricultural Research in 1986. Retired from Guysuco in 1995 as Director Corporate Planning while serving as Chairman of the Guyana School of Agriculture from 1990 to 2005. Lectured at UG in Engineering Maths for an academic year on two different occasions.
Began serving as a non-executive Director on the Board of Guysuco from 2016 before executive appointment in NICIL-SPU later that year as Diversification Specialist. Also currently serving as Chairman of the Board of the Bureau of Statistics and a member of the National Cane Farmers Committee.