International Advisory Council

The International Advisory Council has distinguished members supporting our goals and activities. It is planned to add more individuals representing the countries of Asia.

Council Members
Lord Robertson of Port Ellen KT, GCMG, PC – Chairman of Governors, Ditchley Foundation
Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea – Chairman, Cobra Beer, London
Lady Olga Maitland – President, The Defence and Security Forum, London
Lord Desai of St Clement Danes – Professor Emeritus, London School of Economics, London
Baroness Mobarik CBE – Founder and Convener of the Scotland Pakistan Network, Glasgow
Brigadier David Allfrey MBE – Chief Executive and Producer, Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh
Dr Lloyd Anderson – Director, British Council Scotland
Dame Sue Bruce DBE – former Chief Executive, City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh
Peter Budd – Director of Ove Arup & Partners Ltd and Chairman of Arup Scotland
Dr. Eamonn Butler – Director and Co-Founder, Adam Smith Institute, London
Gordon Dewar – Chief Executive, Edinburgh Airport
Amir Dossal – Founder and Chairman, Global Partnerships Forum, New York
Haruko Fukuda OBE – Non-executive Director, Investec PLC, London
April Riddle Gow – Senior Advisor, Turquoise Mountain, New York & London
Prof Ian Gow OBE – Director, Confucius Institute, University of Glasgow
Gavin Hewitt CMG – former Chief Executive, The Scotch Whisky Association, Edinburgh
Professor Steve Hillier OBE – former Vice Principal International, University of Edinburgh
Owen Kelly OBE – former Chief Executive, Scottish Financial Enterprise, Edinburgh
Dr. Brian Lang FRSE – former Principal of St Andrew’s University and Chairman, RSNO, Edinburgh
Stuart Leckie OBE – Chairman, Stirling Finance Limited, Hong Kong
Paul Little – Principal and Chief Executive, City of Glasgow College, Glasgow
Vikram Singh Mehta – Chairman, Brookings India, New Delhi
Malcolm Roughead OBE – Chief Executive, VisitScotland, Edinburgh
Dr. Gerald Ross – former Dean McGill Business School, Montreal
Mark Tennant – former Chairman of SFE and a Senior Advisor to JP Morgan, Edinburgh and London
Ben Thomson – Founder and Chairman, Reform Scotland and Chairman, National Galleries of Scotland
Marco Vicenzino – Director, Global Strategy Project and Geo-political Risk Advisor, Washington DC
Bruce Walker – Director, Pamfleet Group, Hong Kong