Elected: 2013
Discipline: Private Sector Leadership
Mr Ian Marchant

Chief Executive

Ian Marchant was Chief Executive of SSE, one of the UK's leading utility companies and Scotland's largest industrial company, from 2002-13. He is now Chairman of the John Wood group; Non-Executive Director of Aggreko plc, who provide standby generation to global customers; and Chairman of Maggie's Cancer Charity. Previous roles include Chairman of Scotland's 2020 climate delivery group; President of the UK's Energy Institute; and Chairman of Infinis Energy plc, a renewable energy company. Ian is also an Honorary President of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland and is involved with small Scottish businesses in the energy industry.