CBI: Meet the team
About the CBI

Meet the team

Profile of the director and assistant director - and contact details for our team members

Iain McMillan

Iain McMillan: Director, CBI Scotland

Following a 23-year career in banking and two years as CBI Scotland Assistant Director, Iain McMillan was appointed director in 1995. He has executive responsibility for the CBI's Scottish operations. Iain leads Scottish business representation and communicates Scottish business interests in Scotland, the UK and beyond.

Iain has also served on a number of boards and is currently chairman of the University of Strathclyde Business School's Advisory Board, chairman of the Industrial Mission Trust, chairman of the Scottish North American Business Council, a trustee of the Teaching Awards Trust and a trustee of The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland. In 2009, Iain was appointed Honorary Air Commodore of 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force.

Iain was educated at Bearsden Academy and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers; fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland; fellow of the Association of International Accountants; companion of the Chartered Management Institute; fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; and fellow of the Scottish Qualifications Authority. In 2003, Iain was awarded the CBE for services to lifelong learning in Scotland.

Iain.mcmillan@cbi.org.uk

CBI Scotland team: contact details

Lauren Paterson (Senior policy executive) 
lauren.paterson@cbi.org.uk

Laura McMahon (Senior policy executive)
laura.mcmahon@cbi.org.uk

Alan Mitchell
(Membership adviser)
alan.mitchell@cbi.org.uk

Colette Cunningham (Events executive)
colette.cunningham@cbi.org.uk

Sandra McGurk (Team administrator) 
sandra.mcgurk@cbi.org.uk

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