Brian has a background of over 40 years experience in the financial services sector.
Colette has built Grant Property over the last 21 years to become a leading UK Residential Property Investment + Management Company. With Headquarters in Edinburgh, Grant Property specialise in building secure, valuable, high-yielding residential property portfolios; operating from local offices across 10 UK University cities.
Ian Ritchie is the non-executive Chairman of Iomart plc, Scapa, Computer Applications Service, Caspian Learning and the Interactive Design Institute.
Eilidh is an operations manager in GlaxoSmithKline’s flagship manufacturing site in Ware Hertfordshire. She graduated from the University of Stirling having studied Languages and International Management. She went on to complete a Masters in Management at the L’Ecole de Management, Strasbourg.
Joan Stringer took up her post in January 2003 having previously served as Principal and Vice Patron of Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh.
John joined Edinburgh Airport in January 2013 as Chief Commercial Officer responsible for the all aspects of the commercial operation including projects and development. John trained with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Chartered Accountant specialising in Corporate Finance.
Mark Bamforth is the President and CEO of Gallus Biopharmaceuticals. Mark founded Gallus in 2010 in order to establish the premier contract manufacturer (CMO) of clinical and commercial bulk biologics.
Mark Simmers is CEO of Celtic Renewables, a start-up business in the renewable energy sector.
Professor Pete Downes has been Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee since 2009.
Vincent Connor is a Partner at Pinsent Masons. He is a legal adviser to the Infrastructure sector and specialises in construction and engineering law.