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The Strategy for the Financial Services Industry in Scotland: 2009 Annual Report

Description2009 Annual Report; Year 5 of A Strategy for the Financial Services Industry in Scotland - Financial Services Advisory Board and Financial Services Implementation Group work to produce this Report
Official Print Publication DateJune 2009
Website Publication DateJune 01, 2009


Working together for success in challenging times
ISBN 978 0 7559 80212 5
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Measuring progress
Contribution to the economy
International and regional benchmarking
General business environment benchmarking

Year 5: Looking to the future

The Financial Services Advisory Board ( FiSAB) is the custodian and advocate of the Strategy for the Financial Services Industry in Scotland.

Current members of FiSAB are:

Rt Hon Alex Salmond MPMSP - First Minister of Scotland - FiSAB Chair
John Swinney MSP - Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth
Jim Mather MSP - Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Tourism
John Campbell OBE - -Chairman, Scottish Financial Enterprise and Senior Managing Director, State Street Corporation - FiSAB Industry Deputy Chair
Ian Ferguson - Director of Underwriting, Aviva
Martin Gilbert - Chief Executive, Aberdeen Asset Management plc
Ian Hards - Managing Director European Fund Services, Bank of New York Mellon
Archie Kane - Group Executive Director of Insurance, Lloyds Banking Group
Rob MacGregor - National Officer, Finance Sector, Unite the Union
Jack Perry - Chief Executive, Scottish Enterprise
Sir Muir Russell - Principal, University of Glasgow
Lisa Stephenson - Director, Lloyds TSB Scotland
Magnus Swanson - Chief Executive, Maclay, Murray & Spens LLP
Ben Thomson - Chairman, Noble Group Limited
Otto Thoresen - Chief Executive, AEGONUK
Margaret Wallace - Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
David Wilson - Director, Business, Enterprise and Energy, Scottish Government
Observer from HM Treasury

The delivery of the Strategy is managed by the Financial Services Implementation Group ( FiSIG). FiSIG's membership reflects that of the FiSAB partnership. Current members are: Liz Cairns, Unite the Union; Steven Cameron, AEGONUK; John Cooke, HBOS; Linda Houston, Financial Services Skills Council; Douglas Johnson, Scottish Widows; Owen Kelly, Scottish Financial Enterprise; Keith Milne, Aviva; Ewan McCulloch, Clydesdale Bank; Margaret McGrath, Scottish Government; Aileen McKechnie, Scottish Government; Mark McMullen, Scottish Development International; Helen McNeill, Lloyds TSB Scotland; Jeff Newton, Standard Life; Sam Walker, Aberdeen Asset Management; Jim Watson, Scottish Enterprise.

Thanks are also given to: Gill Connelly, Financial Services Skills Council; Danny Cusick, Scottish Enterprise; Douglas Greig, Scottish Government; Colin Matthew, HBOS; Alan Murray, Standard Life; Willie Watt, Martin Currie.

Scottish Government officials provide secretariat support to both FiSAB and FiSIG.