Elected: 2017
Discipline: Private Sector Leadership
Mr Martin James Gilbert FRSE

Vice-Chair, Aberdeen Standard.

Martin Gilbert is a businessman who co-founded Aberdeen Asset Management in 1983. In August 2017, AAM merged with Standard Life to become Standard Life Aberdeen, one of the world’s largest investment companies. Martin is Co-Chief Executive of this new company and focuses on client relations and marketing. Alongside this, he is Deputy Chairman of Sky PLC and Independent Non-Executive Director of Glencore plc. He also sits on the board of the Institute of International Finance and International Advisory Board of British American Business. Martin is a member of the International Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.