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
Narayana Murthy – Co-Founder, Infosys
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
William Dalrymple – Acclaimed Writer and Historian
Dame Sue Bruce DBE – former Chief Executive, City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh
Peter Budd CBE – Director, Arup and Partners Ltd, and Deputy Chairman of the China-Britain Business Council
Dr. Eamonn Butler – Director and Co-Founder, Adam Smith Institute, London
Subramanian Ramadorai CBE – Former CEO of TCS & Adviser to the Prime Minister of India
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 – Partner, Canongate Partners Ltd
Prof Ian Gow OBE – Director, Confucius Institute, University of Glasgow
Shonaig Macpherson – Governor, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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 – Chairman of Creative Scotland
Marco Vicenzino – Director, Global Strategy Project and Geo-political Risk Advisor, Washington DC
Bruce Walker – Director, Pamfleet Group, Hong Kong