Elected: 2018
Discipline: Private Sector Leadership
Mr Crawford Gillies FRSE

Chairman, The Edrington Group Ltd.

Crawford Gillies is Chairman of premium spirits company, The Edrington Group Ltd, and a Director of Barclays plc and SSE plc. He spent 25 years with Bain & Company, the international management consultants, advising major companies and filling numerous senior leadership positions. Previous positions include Chairman of Scottish Enterprise (2009 – 2015) and Director of several organisations, including Standard Life, Control Risks and Touch Bionics. With an interest in entrepreneurial leadership, Crawford helped launch, and was the first Chair, of the Saltire Foundation. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and the University of Edinburgh.