International Advisory Council

The International Advisory Council has distinguished members supporting our goals and activities.

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 – Former 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
Alan Rosling – Co-Founder Kiran Energy and former Executive Director of Tata Sons
Govinda Finn – Aberdeen Standard Investments
Dr. Chris Nonis –  Chairman, Mackwoods Group of Companies

David Birrell – former Director Asia Scotland Institute