Martin Gilbert, one of Scotland’s best-known business figures, is set to become the chair of Scottish Golf, the national governing body of the sport in Scotland. The Scottish Golf board has announced that Martin, who has actively supported golf in Scotland for over 20 years, will be presented
Edinburgh-based financial advisory and asset management firm Melville Independent has announced the appointment of Matthew Irvine and Kristofor Banks to its senior executive team. The two have been appointed as directors in key strategic and development roles.
St Andrews-based investment firm Eos Advisory has appointed Mark Beaumont to its leadership team to help deliver its strategic growth plans over the coming years. Mr Beaumont, an economics and politics graduate from the University of Glasgow, is best known for his world record-breaking cycles a
Olive, a UK-wide managed cloud communications provider, has expanded into Scotland with the launch of a hybrid business hub to scale its regional footprint and serve its local business and enterprise clients. Establishing a presence in Scotland has been a key priority for Olive as it continues on it
PwC has expanded its Business Restructuring Services practice in Scotland with the appointment of Nick McLaren as a director. Mr McLaren has returned to PwC Scotland from the professional services firm’s Australian restructuring practice, where he advised a wide range of businesses across sect
Dundee woman Liz Blackburn has been re-elected to the global council of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Ms Blackburn, who works for NatWest Group in Edinburgh, joined the global council in 2017 and her re-election was confirmed at its online AGM.
Glasgow-based real estate developer Simply UK has expanded its senior management team with the appointment of Andy Curran as commercial director and Alistair Murray as head of procurement. They will be based from the company headquarters in Baillieston.
Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has announced the appointment of Jill Arnold to head its new wholly-owned impact investment fund, thought to be Scotland's first impact investor. Ms Arnold, who previously held a senior role at RBS, will be the inaugural head of SIS Ventures.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has made two key appointments to its smaller companies team to help drive growth and support the team’s strong track record across UK, European and global strategies. Tzoulianna Leventi and Liam Patel have been appointed as investment analysts, creating an e
Insolvency expert Gillian Carty has been elected chair of law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn. She will chair the firm's board, working closely with her fellow partners and Andrew Blain, Shepherd and Wedderburn’s managing partner, to chart the firm’s strategic direction over the next three
Family-owned Hamiton-based renewables firm The Banks Group is gearing up for growth with the appointment of six new members of staff. Clara Thompson joined Banks from housing firm, CALA Homes, as a land manager tasked with identifying new potential sites. Frazer Harrison, has moved over as an experi
Motive Offshore Group, a specialist in marine equipment fabrication and rental, has appointed Declan Slattery as its new chief financial officer. Launched in 2010 by James Gregg and Dave Acton, Motive Offshore Group is headquartered in Boyndie, Banff, with additional offices in Aberdeen, Houston, No
Wealth management firm Brewin Dolphin, which has offices throughout Scotland, has appointed Toby Strauss as its new chairman and non-executive director. Mr Strauss will take up his new role at the conclusion of the company’s AGM on 5 February 2021. At the same time, Simon Miller will
Zumo, the Edinburgh-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange platform, has announced four female appointments in key roles and a total of seven new team members, taking the team to 24 with recruiting still open for another five new roles. Amelie Arras joins Zumo’s marketing department during a
Financial mutual Scottish Friendly has announced the appointment of Susan Beckett as a non-executive director. Ms Beckett has more than 30 years’ financial services experience and will continue in her role as chief risk officer at Brewin Dolphin, where she has spent the last six years.&nb