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Scotland CAN DO Innovation Forum Membership


  • Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs & Fair Work, (Chair)

  • Jamie Coleman, Codebase Scotland Ltd

  • Shane Costorphine, Skyscanner

  • James Dunbar, New Start Highland

  • Prof. Particia Findlay, Scottish Centre for Employment Research

  • Prof. Dame Anne Glover, Aberdeen University

  • Will Hutton, The Big Innovation Centre

  • Prof. Irene McAra-McWilliam, School of Design at the Glasgow School of Art

  • Prof. Andrew Morris, Chief Scientist, Scottish Government

  • Geoff Mulgan, Nesta

  • Derek Norwood, Devro Plc

  • Dr. Deborah O'Neil, NovaBiotics

  • Erin Platts, Silicon Valley Bank

  • Ken Scott, Alexander Dennis Limited

  • Dr Tracy Shimmield, SRSL Ltd

  • Chris van der Kuyl, Entrepreneurial Scotland

  • John Waddell, Archangel Informal Investment Ltd


Partner and Delivery Organisations

  • Liz Ditchburn, Scottish Government (Deputy Chair)

  • Kevin Baughan, Innovate UK

  • Melfort Campbell, Innovation Scotland Forum – Chair

  • Donna Chisholm, Highlands & Islands Enterprise

  • Cathie Cowan, Health Innovation Partnership Board – Chair

  • Stuart Fancey, Scottish Funding Council

  • Jim Watson, Scottish Enterprise