Financial Services Advisory Board (FiSAB)


The Financial Services Advisory Board (FiSAB) was formed in 2005 to:

  • advise Scottish Ministers on matters relating to the financial services industry
  • foster collaboration and communication between the Scottish Government, its agencies, other public sector bodies and the industry
  • maintain and enhance the business environment for the financial services industry in Scotland

View the FiSAB terms of reference.


Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland (Chair)

Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work

Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy

Jim Pettigrew, SFE Chair (industry Co-Chair)

Graeme Jones - SFE

Agnes Tolmie - Unite the Union

Catherine Burnet - KPMG

Christine O'Neill - Brodies

Ian Ferguson - Aviva

Anne Richards - M&G Investments

Philip Grant - Lloyds Banking Group

Benny Higgins - Tesco Bank

Jim Lindsay - FiSAB Skills Group

Malcolm Buchanan - Royal Bank of Scotland

Angus Macpherson - E S Noble and Company

Barry Muir - State Street

Barry O'Dwyer - Standard Life

Jayne-Anne Gadhia - Virgin Money

Prof. Sir Timothy O'Shea, University of Edinburgh

Lena Wilson - Scottish Enterprise