The South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA) has appointed Borders-based David Hope-Jones as chief executive of the organisation. The news comes just weeks after the South of Scotland was selected as one of the Top 30 destinations in the world by Lonely Planet in its Best in Travel 2023 gu
Pinsent Masons has announced that Scottish litigator Laura Cameron will succeed John Cleland as the firm’s managing partner with effect from 1 May 2023. During her 28 years at the firm, Ms Cameron, who is based in Glasgow, has had significant influence in shaping the business through leadershi
Aberdeen-headquartered problem-solving company STC INSISO has announced changes to its executive leadership team. Martin Dunn has moved from his existing role as COMET delivery manager to become head of operations, while Alan Smith has transitioned from chief operating officer into a newly created r
Cushman & Wakefield has announced that Stuart Dorward will step down as Scotland regional managing partner and pass responsibilities to Murray Strang. After 10 years leading the firm in Scotland, the change will see Mr Dorward dedicate more time to clients and leading the firm’s
KPMG has announced the promotion of ten colleagues to director across its three Scottish offices. The new appointments, effective from 1 December, come across key capability areas for the professional services firm and reflect its continued investment in its people.
AAB Group has appointed Derek Mitchell as its new chief operating officer, less than 28 months after the firm secured investment from August Equity to fast-track its growth plans. Mr Mitchell has been part of the AAB team for over 16 years and has seen the business grow from 80 people in Aberdeen to
McKee Campbell Morrison (MCM) has welcomed Colm Kerr who joins as associate director, Marc Waters who joins the insolvency and litigation team as solicitor, and Darcy King to the private client team as trainee paralegal. Mr Kerr joins from Dentons and will be working as part of MCM’s corporate
Accountants Chiene + Tait (C+T) have announced the appointment of Kasia Kozak as audit director in a recent series of appointments. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Ms Kozak joins from Johnston Carmichael where she led audits for boutique asset managers, private equity funds and other financial ser
Independent business advisory and accountancy firm Johnston Carmichael has appointed Aileen Scott as a new corporate tax partner to further the firm's growth plans. Ms Scott, who is based in the Glasgow office but will be working nationally, will enhance existing capability within Johnston Carmichae
Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has announced the promotion of three surveyors across its residential and commercial operations in Aberdeen. To reflect recent growth and deliver on succession planning, the partnership has promoted residential surveyors Andrew Sinclair and Steven Wilson together with co
Thomson Cooper Accountants have appointed Steven Sim to their senior leadership team. Mr Sim, who is based in the firm's Edinburgh office, will take up the position of associate. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2013, he spent 7 years working in practice before joining the firm in
Addleshaw Goddard has announced partner Alan Shanks as its new head of Scotland. Mr Shanks, who currently heads the firm's finance & projects team north of the border with a focus on the transactions in the energy sector, takes over leadership of Addleshaw Goddard's Scottish operations from fell
Law firm Burness Paull has appointed Christine Yuill as a partner, strengthening its tax team as the firm responds to growing client demand for expert tax advice. Ms Yuill, who is ranked by Chambers and is a chartered tax adviser, joins Burness Paull from Pinsent Masons.
AAB Wealth has appointed Tom La Dell as a Chartered Financial Planner based in Leeds, expanding its operations in the North of England. As part of the tech-enabled business critical services group, AAB, AAB Wealth covers all aspects of personal finance, pension savings and retirement planning.
Accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO has announced the appointment of Adam Broatch as a new partner as it continues to invest and grow in its team in Scotland. Mr Broatch joins as a partner in the firm’s transaction services team and will be based in BDO’s newly remodelled Edinbur