Tidman Legal founder and intellectual property solicitor, Oliver Tidman, has been appointed to the advisory panel at the Institute of Directors (IoD). Currently the only legal advisor based in Scotland on the IoD panel, Mr Tidman said: “I am thrilled to be joining the Institute of Directo
Two figures from the world of food and business have joined the board of ingredients manufacturer Macphie to help it achieve the next stage of its growth plans. Norman Soutar and Jane Stewart join the team at Macphie Ltd as non-executive directors, bringing with them a wealth of leadership and indus
Savills has appointed Alistair Wright as investment director in its Edinburgh office in a move to expand its UK investment division. Mr Wright joins from CBRE where he has spent 15 years operating in the UK commercial investment market, advising both purchasers and vendors on transactions, and devel
AAB Wealth has appointed senior financial planner Alan Turner as it expands its operations across Central Scotland. Mr Turner has more than 12 years’ experience in financial planning and has previously held positions at Bank of Scotland, Grant Thornton Wealth Advisory and abrdn Financial Plann
Accountancy firm Chiene + Tait (C+T) has promoted two of its senior colleagues to partner and a third to director. Alan Dean has become a partner within the firm’s fast growing tax advisory team, while Mairi Maciver was promoted to partner taking a leading role with the accounts and
Global strategic real estate advisor, Avison Young, has made two senior appointments to its building consultancy and land and development teams. Stewart Taylor joins as a principal to lead and take forward the land and development function in Scotland, while Iain King joins as lead director of a 15-
Tech and analytics consulting firm Optima Partners has announced it’s on course to double its headcount to over 100 in the next 12 months. The Edinburgh-headquartered firm secured a £2.3 million investment from capital investor BGF, and appointed new non-executive directors, Karen Thomas
The Wee House Group has appointed Richard Reid and Emma Robertson as (acting) chief executive officer and chief financial officer, respectively. Jennifer Higgins, current CEO of the group will take a step back at the end of this month when her maternity leave begins.
Motherwell FC's current chief Alan Burrows has been appointed as chief executive by Aberdeen FC and will take up his new role at Pittodrie on 27 February 2023. With over 15 years at Motherwell FC – nine as CEO – Mr Burrows has built up a wealth of knowledge, experience and credibility in
Responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has appointed community finance expert Arran Dewar as executive director of SIS Ventures. Mr Dewar joins SIS Ventures from Inspiring Scotland, a venture philanthropy organisation which aims to improve the lives people from disadvanta
Aberdein Considine has made a number of senior promotions across the firm. Five lawyers have been promoted to the position of senior solicitor, with a further three promotions to associate.
Santander UK has appointed Andrew Wilson as director of corporate communications and responsible banking and member of the Bank's executive committee. Mr Wilson, who was once a member of Scottish Parliament representing Central Scotland, will join the bank in March and will be responsible for provid
Hampden & Co has made two executive appointments as the private bank continues to record growth in deposits and loans across the UK. Peter Craigie has joined as the bank’s new chief risk officer from Lloyds Banking Group, where he was chief risk officer for islands banking. In addition, Go
Edinburgh-based retail water supplier Brightwater has announced the acquisition of the customer portfolio of Bristol-based competitor Blue Business Water Ltd and the appointment of Tom Barberton as managing director. The acquisition increases Brightwater's annual customer revenues to over £9m.
Property and construction company Thomas & Adamson (T&A) has announced the promotion of Heather Holbrook to partner. The director has been promoted after an incredibly successful decade at the company, which has included leading on some of the highest profile projects in T&A’s port