Meet our advisory board

Scottish Equity Partners

Scottish Equity Partners work closely with our highly experienced Advisory Board, who give us an independent perspective on investment opportunities and market developments. Our Advisory Board members are also available to help our portfolio companies, giving founders and management teams access to a senior international network.

Current Advisory Board members are:

  • David Shaw, former Chief Executive then Chairman of Bridgepoint Capital
  • Wendy Alexander, Vice Principal (International), University of Dundee
  • Steve Halliday former CEO Wood Mackenzie, currently Chairman of data analytics company Aistemos and former Group President and Chairman, Natural Resources at Verisk Analytics
  • Carolyn Jameson, former Chief Legal Officer at Skyscanner and Head of International M&A at Ctrip, currently Chief Legal and Policy Officer for Trustpilot and NXD of Visit Scotland
  • John Kerr, formerly CEO of Deloitte Consulting and currently Chairman and board advisor on global business and digital transformation at LCM Partners
  • Ian Marchant, Chairman of Wood Group and of Nova Innovation, NXD of Aggreko plc and former Chief Executive SSE plc
  • Brian McBride, former Chief Executive, Amazon UK and former Chairman of ASOS, currently NXD at Trainline, Standard Life Aberdeen and Wiggle
  • Cameron McLatchie, former CEO then Executive Chairman, British Polythene Industries
  • Willie Watt, former Chief Executive of Martin Currie, currently Chair of the Scottish National Investment Bank

In addition, we have an Advisory Alumni of senior business leaders, all of whom have led businesses through significant growth and internationalisation. Members include:

  • Crawford Beveridge, formerly Senior Executive Vice President with Sun Microsystems
  • Walter Nimmo, former Chief Executive, Inveresk Research
  • Malcolm Thoms, former Chief Operating Officer, Cairn Energy