Chartered accountant Patrick Brown has been appointed to the board of Creative Scotland for a four-year term. Mr Brown is the head of finance at Police Scotland and was previously a senior civil servant in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) fulfilling the role of deputy director
Azets Wealth Management has appointed Will Bleasdale as a director in its Edinburgh office. Mr Bleasdale has more than a decade of experience providing strategic wealth management advice and financial planning for a wide range of businesses and personal clients. He is both a chartered financial plan
Rangers Football Club has appointed James Taylor as the club’s chief finance officer from 1 September. Mr Taylor brings almost 20 years of financial experience to the club from a career spanning the financial services, technology, and hospitality sectors.
Accounting and financial advisory firm Armstrong Watson has made a number of key promotions and appointments in its Glasgow office. Martin Johnston has been promoted to audit and assurance partner, and the firm has also appointed employment tax partner Brian Rudkin, and Stewart Crockett, who has tak
Deeside Timberframe has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of a new finance director and a realignment of roles to support its ambitious growth plans. The Stonehaven-based timber systems design, manufacture and installation firm has appointed Kirsten Bell as finance director.
Freeths has appointed Gary Georgeson as a legal director in its real estate team following its launch in Scotland. Joining from CMS, Mr Georgeson has over 17 years’ experience in the commercial property sector advising on all aspects of real estate matters, but with a particular emphasis
Rathbones Investment Management has strengthened its Glasgow-based team with the addition of David Moore as investment director. With an over 25 years' industry experience, Mr Moore brings significant expertise, particularly in generational wealth management. His background involves managing investm
Gin and whisky distillery Eden Mill has appointed Rennie Donaldson as its new chief executive officer following the departure of its co-founder and managing director Paul Miller. The announcement comes under the leadership of its chair, Stella Morse.
International law firm CMS has announced 34 new promotions across its three Scottish offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Edinburgh-based Joanna Waddell, the firm’s sustainability lead for Scotland, has been promoted to of counsel.
Development lender Atelier has appointed Bruce Robertson to spearhead the further expansion of its lending to property developers in Scotland. Edinburgh-based Bruce is an experienced relationship director in the Scottish property market and his career also includes 30 years of progressively senior r
The Kingdom Group has appointed Leigh Grubb as its new executive director of finance. An experienced chartered accountant, Mr Grubb joins Kingdom from Caledonia Housing Association where he served as director of finance and governance, and has been a member of Caledonia’s executive management
Balfour and Manson has appointed a new associate and solicitor to its property team. Kirstyn Logan has joined the team, from Drummond Miller, as an associate. She is an experienced property law professional who has also worked for McEwan Fraser, Gilson Gray and Clancy Hendrie Legal – and is we
Gilson Gray has appointed Tracy McAlpine as a director in its residential property division to lead a new dedicated team for newbuild conveyancing. Ms McAlpine brings more than two decades of experience to the firm and has spent the last 10 years specialising in newbuild transactions, working closel
Galbraith has welcomed a new director, Larry Irwin, to advise on energy, utility and rural business issues from its Aberdeen office. With a strong background in rural valuation, Mr Irwin specialises in areas like telecoms, compulsory purchase, and renewable energy. His role will encompass negotiatio