The Institute of Directors exists to support businesses and the people who run them, and the IoD Scotland Awards celebrates those directors whose purpose, passion and perseverance have led them to leadership excellence.
This year, the Institute of Directors Scotland received a record number of nominations for the IoD Scotland Awards across all categories representing all business sectors, including: renewables, digital, transport, arts and entertainment, engineering, fishing and third sector.
The quality of the entries was exceptional, reflecting the high calibre of individuals in Scotland’s boardrooms today.
The difficult process of the first phase judging has now been completed and we are delighted to list below those who have been selected to go through to the next phase in the Director and/ or the Regional Categories.
|Sheenagh Adams, Registers of Scotland||Nicola McAlinden, Barclays|
|Nathalie Agnew, Muckle Media||Neil McKenzie, Alba Power Ltd|
|Rhona Baillie, The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice||Stuart McLeod, Delphian Ballistics Limited|
|John Bain, Berwickshire Housing Association||Scott Mitchell, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Commercial Enterprises|
|Nicola Barclay, Homes for Scotland||Les Morgan, COVEY Befriending|
|Moira Bayne, Housing Options Scotland||Lawrence Nicholson, Labron Technical Ltd|
|Alistair Booth, The HR Booth||Marcus Pickering, Pickering’s Gin, Summerhall Distillery|
|Tom Campbell, North Highland Initiative||Wendy Pring, KCP Ltd|
|Shirley Campbell, Scottish Water||John Reid, Michelin|
|Julie Chakraverty, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC||Karen Reid, Care Inspectorate|
|Gregory Chauvet, Glasgow Bike Station||Stuart Renton, Vetcel Limited|
|Stuart Common, Mackie’s Ltd||John Reynolds OBE, Castle Water Ltd|
|Sonia Cottom, Pain Association Scotland||Derek Robertson, Keep Scotland Beautiful|
|Mark Coulter, Coulters||Stephen Robertson, Metis Partners Ltd|
|Andrew Dobbie, MadeBrave||Maureen Ross, The Seaboard Centre|
|Martin Dorchester, David MacBrayne Ltd||Gillian Russell, Scottish Government|
|Fiona Doring, Impact Arts||Louis Schena, Swipii Labs|
|Duncan Dunlop, Who Cares? Scotland||Viola Scott, IQX Limited|
|Andy Dytch, ILM Highland||Theresa Shearer, ENABLE Scotland|
|Julie Ellen, Macrobert Arts Centre||Celine Sinclair, The Yard|
|Alasdair Ferguson, Ferguson Transport & Shipping||Alan Smith, SgurrEnergy Ltd|
|Matthew Gammell, Pickering’s Gin, Summerhall Distillery||Emma Soanes, Unity Enterprise|
|Angus Grains, North Fish (Shetland) Ltd||Bruce Tait, BTA (Bruce Tait Associates)|
|Mandy Haeburn-Little, Scottish Business Resilience Centre||Michael Tait, Shetland Mussels Ltd|
|Lorraine Hall, Shetland Arts Development Agency||Chris Thewlis, GTS Solutions CIC|
|Professor David Hillier, University of Strathclyde||Lorraine Usher, Loreburn Housing Association|
|Jamie Livingston, Livingston James Group||Lucy-Rose Walker, Entrepreneurial Spark|
|Cara Mackay, Gillies and Mackay Ltd||Ken Welsh, VWM Wealth|
|Jennifer MacKenzie-Hallwood, TEFL Org UK||Douglas Whyte, Hydro Group plc|
|Carol MacKinnon, Ferguson Transport & Shipping||Theresa Wishart, Journeycall – part of the ESP Group|
|Marie Macklin CBE, Appointedd||Becky Woodhouse, PURE Spa & Beauty|
|Florin Mandache, Migsoft Ltd||Michael Young, MBN Solutions|
|Neil Mathers, Save the Children|
The shortlisted finalists will be announced in mid February and will be acknowledged and celebrated at the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on Thursday 23 March 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Glasgow.
Come along and join over 350 fellow guests at this black-tie dinner for an evening of celebration and connecting with colleagues. To book your seat or table, please link to the booking page and reserve your place today.
If you want to find out more about the Awards, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 01577 865498, Joyce on 07711 432745 or Alice on 07483 812596.