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A well-known specialist in entrepreneurship and growth in Scotland, John brings considerable experience of emerging and high growth companies to his role as Director of The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde Business SchoolRead More
A well-known specialist in entrepreneurship and growth in Scotland, John brings considerable experience of emerging and high growth companies to his role as Director of The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde Business School. Co-founder of Entrepreneurial Scotland and former Chief Executive of The Entrepreneurial Exchange,
John was a shareholding director of a young venture backed technology company engaged in the design, manufacture, and distribution of laboratory equipment and co-founded a company that provided pre-hospital emergency care and healthcare industry training. As a CA in professional practice, he worked with several of Scotland’s most exciting growth companies including Atlantech Technologies, Award plc, and Benedetti International after returning to Scotland from Chicago in 1989. Now an experienced non-executive chairman and director in growing businesses,
John is a Par Equity Advisory Panel Member and Chairman of Gabriel Investments angel syndicate. He is a regular commentator on issues facing emerging and high growth companies and has worked extensively with the leaders of growth companies, sharing experiences of the realities of scaling up.
John is a founding GlobalScot, a participant in REAP Scotland, a regular expert contributor to the Scottish Government’s National Economic Forum, chairman of the Informatics Ventures advisory board and sits on the Enterprise Research Centre advisory group.
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