Elected: 2013
Discipline: Private Sector Leadership
Mr Ian Marchant
President, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
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.