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Policy Committee

SCDI’s Policy Committee is a constitutionally bound part of the organisation, comprising 45 members. It is the deliberative body established to advise the Board on policy priorities and work with the team and membership to generate positions of influence. Members of the Board are also members of the Policy Committee.

Nominated by Corporate Members

Caroline Donaldson, Kynesis

David Shaw, Shell U.K. Limited

Douglas Smith, CBRE Ltd

Duncan Osler, MacRoberts LLP

Graeme Dodds, Jacobs UK Ltd

Ian Smith, Diageo Scotland

Kathryn McKee, BP

Maggie Morrison

Mark Robertson, Ryden LLP

Stephen Sheal, Net Zero Technology Centre

Steven Henderson, Wheatley Group

Nominated by The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities


Nominated by The General Council of the Scottish Trades Union Congress

Linda Somerville, STUC

Nominated by Other Organisations

Alan Burns, City Building LLP

Alan Thomson, Scottish Water

Alastair Ross, ABI

Carroll Buxton, Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Calum MacDonald, SEPA

David Lonsdale, Scottish Retail Consortium

Esther Black, Crown Estate Scotland

Euan Leitch, SURF – Scotland’s Regeneration Forum

John Robertson, Skills Development Scotland

Karen Jackson, South of Scotland Enterprise

Paul Bradley, SCVO

Paul Lawrence, City of Edinburgh Council

Roy Gardner, City of Glasgow College

Jonathan Hall, NFU Scotland

Shona Struthers, Colleges Scotland

Simon Forrest, Scottish Enterprise


Karen Halford, The Scottish Government

Kris Krasnowski, UK Government

William Dowson, Bank of England

Secretary to the Policy Committee

Gareth Williams, SCDI


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