These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The Scottish government is working towards a state bank, to intervene and invest in strategic priorities. The British Business Bank already fills some of the gaps left by the more risk-averse market lenders, but is less strategic in what it seeks to do than the Scots plan to be.
She also spent nine years at Scottish Power plc in a number of senior roles and has also worked in strategic management consultancy in London, Europe and North America.
She was awarded an honorary doctorate from Strathclyde University business school in Economics and Social Studies, University of Manchester. Political Status John was a civil servant at both H. Treasury and at the Scottish Office During this period he had no political affiliations.
John worked as a researcher for the Labour Party for a year leading up to the first election of the new Scottish Parliament, being subsequently appointed as a Special Adviser by Donald Dewar, and then by Henry McLeish, for the period up to John was a member of the Labour Party from to In John was hired by the Labour Party on a consultancy basis to undertake work leading up to the election.
Since he has had no political affiliations. He returned to RBS inhaving established Futureskills Scotland - the Scottish government's labour market analysis unit. A former schoolteacher, Richard spent over 14 years in two spells with The Newspaper Society.
There he was responsible for establishing Newspapers in Education and occupational standards for journalists, and scottish enterprise business plan 2012 nfl new media opportunities research.
He was a director of the National Council for the Training of Journalists. He started his business life in marketing in the pharmaceutical industry and then moved to the consumer flooring industry before becoming CEO of an industrial textile company in England in the s. In he joined Scottish Enterprise in a business development role and became an Executive Director of Scottish Enterprise where he ran the investment banking and business development arms, as well as spending some years in the USA looking at outward investment for Scottish companies.
Since then he has had a number of non executive positions in the private, public and third sector as well as running his own consultancy business which does a variety of strategic work for public bodies and private companies. He also reviewed the Lending Code the voluntary code that banks use to state how they will lend to consumers and micro businesses which will bring new lending standards for both the consumer and SME sector.
He is about to review the branch closure programme for those banks that agreed a protocol with Government in on how these would be done. He is honorary Professor of the University of Glasgow and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Glasgow in for services to industry and the University.
He is married with two grown up and married children. When not working he enjoys his garden and his 3 grandchildren. SDI is a joint venture between these three partners.
Prior to this, Anne lived and worked for two years in Madrid and for 3 years near Toulouse, France, as a management consultant to the French Chambers of Commerce network, and as part of a national private Spanish consultancy, Soluziona. Fully fluent in both French and Spanish, Anne has a track record of international business and is passionate about "selling" Scotland internationally.
She has a strong interest in international education, and is an active participant in the activities of the International School in Sevres, near Paris.
Andrew Rigby Head of Outsourcing, Brodies Andrew is one of the countries leading lawyers in IT and Outsourcing and is well known for his in-depth expertise on large technology projects principally in the fields of strategic technology transactions, technology outsourcing and BPO outsourcing.
Andrew has been involved in a number of ground breaking outsourcing deals for clients. Andrew has increasingly been involved in offshore outsourcing projects for a number of companies and organisations and he has also been consulted by various Governments including the UK Cabinet Office, the UK Department for Trade and Industry, the Argentinean Government and the Cayman Islands Government.
He has devoted much of his career to the economic transformation of Glasgow and has served in many partnership roles over twenty years. His initial career was with Ernst and Young where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and specialized in support to small and medium sized business and he graduated with an MBA at Strathclyde University.
He took his first degree at Glasgow University. He has a number of business and personal interests around Glasgow including directorships of the Glasgow Science Centre, the Wise Group and the Arches Theatre.Committees play a central part in the work of the Scottish Parliament - taking evidence from witnesses, scrutinising legislation and conducting inquiries.
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