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Tim Allan FRSA serves as the President of Scottish Chambers of Commerce. Tim is a private equity and property entrepreneur with many outside philanthropic interests. He is CEO of Unicorn Property Group, deeply involved in the regeneration of Dundee’s waterfront, among other Scottish and UK property investments. Tim is a Member of Court at the University of St Andrews and also a Vice Chair of the V&A Museum of Design Campaign.

 Graduating from St Andrews in 1988, he served in the British Army for 10 years including 2 years as Equerry to The Duke of York, and thereafter spent 7 years in private wealth management working for Citigroup and UBS with some of the UK’s most prominent entrepreneurs.

In 2005, he founded Unicorn, an award winning Scottish property business with a commercial and residential portfolio across the country, particularly in the regeneration of Dundee. 

Tim has had extensive interests in the fuel forecourt sector being a founder and director of Motor Fuel Group, the second largest independent fuel retailer in the UK with more than 370 stations turning over £2bn per year.

Outside his business, Tim was a member of the Scotland Committee of the BIG Lottery Fund for 7 years, and was formerly the Chair of Young Enterprise Scotland, the leading business and enterprise education charity in Scotland.  He served as President of Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce from 2014 to 2016.

 In April 2010, Tim was awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion, and was made a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. 

 

 

 


 

Liz Cameron’s career spans more than 30 years and has held senior positions in the private sector where her strategic leadership and visionary focus are widely acclaimed.  


Liz is a much sought after commentator on behalf of business, and recognised for her success in setting up and successfully running a number of small businesses.  Her business expertise is widely utilised through a number of non-executive Directorships in Scotland and the USA. Liz currently serves as Director for WEVOLUTION, a Scottish charity promoting entrepreneurship as a route to better life chances, and is on the Brain Trust of Tedx Glasgow. Liz has previously served as the Vice Chair of the Scottish National Lottery Fund. 

 

Liz is recognised in the Scottish Business Insider’s Top 10 Women of Influence in Scotland, shortlisted as Female Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2013 Scottish Business Awards and recently awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2014 for her outstanding services to business and commerce.

 


 

Stuart joined the Chamber in 2009 and has worked with the Chamber Board and Council and the Chamber team to build the Chamber's voice on policy, evolve member services and increase the Chamber's contribution to Glasgow's ambitious economic strategy.

 

Examples most recently include the Chamber's focus on improving Glasgow's transport connections, increasing its member event portfolio such as Glasgow Talks, CROWD and Behind the Scenes and actively supporting the work of the Glasgow Economic Commission.

Stuart sits on the Glasgow Economic Leadership group and is a director of Scottish Chambers of Commerce.

 


Dr Waiyin Hatton

BA(Hons), DipHSM, DMS, MBA, PhD, CIHM, MAC, FRSA

 

Waiyin has extensive leadership experience across the public and not-for-profit sectors in health care in Scotland, England and Wales. Passionate about unleashing talents, she set up her own consultancy, Wai Beyond, to inspire and nurture greatness in people, teams and organisations. Prior to this, she spent 16 years as Chief Executive of NHS Ayrshire and Arran, describing her role as ‘creating an environment to succeed'’.

 

Waiyin puts back into the community through non-executive roles across education, professional and sports sectors. These include being the first Chair of the Institute of Healthcare Management (Scotland); current Chair, Action Against Stalking and the University of the West of Scotland. As former President of Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce, she initiated Hong Kong: Gateway to China event to promote and encourage trade.

 

A former karate international medallist, she co-founded and is Chair of Ayrshire Sportsability Charitable Trust, to promote health and well-being through sports for people with a disability.

 

She was awarded Woman of Inspiration in the Association of Scottish Business Women New Year Honours 2014, in recognition of services to others in the business world in Scotland.

 

She was awarded Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International, 2015, for contributions to the community.               

 

www.waibeyond.com

 



Hazel Moffat is a Partner at global law firm, DLA Piper has extensive knowledge of public law, parliamentary drafting and procedures, government affairs, freedom of information and the general public sector.

Hazel has worked closely with central and local government, executive agencies, non-departmental public bodies, industry and professional regulatory bodies as well as regulated bodies and private sector companies.


 

Linda Scott has served as Chief Executive of West Lothian Chamber since 2012 and has created new commercial opportunities for the Chamber and built partnerships with global players including Mitsubishi.

Linda was previously Managing Director of Gourmet Events Scotland, a nationwide catering & hospitality company.


In January 2014 Maggie Morrison was appointed Director, Business Development, Public Sector CGI Scotland. Prior to joining CGI Maggie was Account General Manager for Hewlett Packard, Scotland and previously held senior leadership positions at Cisco, 3Com and Cabletron. 

A graduate of Aberdeen University (MA Hons French and German) and speaks fluent French, German and Dutch.

She has rich international experience, having worked and lived in France, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands and the USA.  Recognised as a leader within the Industry, her interest and passion is focussed on skills and the ability for Scottish business to compete internationally, attracting continued investment opportunities.  

She is a Non-Executive Director of The Wise Group, a Leadership Group Member of 2020 Climate Group Scotland, Special Industry Advisor to Skills Development Scotland, and a lead commentator on technology and skills.  

 


Neil Amner is a Director at Scottish law firm Anderson Strathern LLP.  From a background in commercial property work, Neil has developed a strong track record as one of Scotland’s leading transport, environmental and parliamentary lawyers. He is known for pragmatic commercial as well as detailed legal advice.

 

He was President of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce from January 2016 to January 2018 and chairs Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Economic Advisory Group. 

 

Neil represents Scottish Chambers of Commerce on the National Transport Strategy Review Board. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport UK, a member of the European Aviation Law Association, a director and the company secretary of the Scottish Maritime Cluster and acts as general counsel to the European Freight & Logistics Leaders Forum.

 

His transport practise encompasses contractual and regulatory aspects of rail (passenger and freight), tram, roads, logistics, bus / coach, aviation, ferry and short sea shipping and harbours operational and infrastructure matters.

 

Neil is a member of the Law Society of Scotland's Environmental Law Committee and the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association.”


Scott Black is Co-Founder & Managing Director of FWB Park Brown Ltd, the largest executive search business with it’s HQ in Scotland, with operations in the UK & USA. Scott also serves as President of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, Director of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, Trustee of Edinburgh International Festival and Trustee of Newlands Junior College.