The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution Derek Mackay, today [Friday 25th November] announced the appointment of Ian Russell as Chair of Scottish Future Trust.
The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution said, “We are delighted to have secured the services of Ian Russell to lead the board of the Scottish Futures Trust, building on the good foundation laid by Sir Angus Grossart the current chair. Ian brings with him relevant experience and business acumen to lead SFT with vision to ensure our strategic objectives are met and deliver improved productivity and value for money from infrastructure investment in Scotland.”
Ian Russell was previously an executive director of Scottish Power Plc for 12 years, initially as Finance Director and then as Chief Executive. For the past 10 years he has held a number of non-executive positions in a variety of commercial and public sector organisations.
Source: Scottish Government