Elected: 2016
Discipline: Private Sector Leadership
Mr Keith Robertson Cochrane CBE, FRSE

Chairman, Blackstone.

Keith Cochrane is one of Scotland’s most experienced business leaders and has led some of the largest UK companies. In 2009, he became Chief Executive of The Weir Group, having joined the company originally in 2003. Previous positions include: Group Director of Finance, Scottish Power and Group Chief Executive, Stagecoach Group. In addition, Keith is a trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Study Conferences, which provides education and leadership development opportunities for young people throughout the Commonwealth, and a Governor of Glenalmond College.