Adam Smith Business School

Building info

Location: Western Infirmary site
Expected completion date: late 2021
Architects: Hassell

The new Adam Smith Business School (ASBS) building will be a facility fitting for the legacy of the father of economics, Adam Smith.

It will further the aim of the current Adam Smith business School, to create graduates who will become leaders in industry, influencing organisations as they develop and grow globally.

The proposed new development will develop three mutually supporting pillars: corporate connections, learning and teaching innovation, and research culture and environment.

The Adam Smith Business School will play its part in contributing to major corporate relationships across the University, and support the University’s ambitions through the Innovation Quarter to extend its activities in enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Project delivery board


  • Chair/SMG Champion - Professor Anne Anderson (College of Social Sciences)
  • Project Sponsor - Professor John Finch (College of Social Sciences)
  • Professor Denis Fischbacher-Smith (College of Social Sciences)
  • Sharon McGregor (College of Social Sciences)
  • Ruth Macdonald  ( Estates & Commercial Services)
  • Afzal Mahmood ( External - ChangeOne Consulting)
  • Dr Anna Morgan-Thomas (College of Social Sciences)
  • Professor Sabina Siebert (College of Social Sciences)
  • Claire Smith (College of Social Sciences)
  • Nick Wade (Communications and Public Affairs)
  • Johanna Tiedemann (College of Social Sciences)
  • Dr Evangelos Vagenas-Nanos (College of Social Sciences)
  • Kirsteen Daly (College of Social Sciences)
  • Professor Jillian Gordon (College of Social Sciences)
  • Dr Michele Lombardi (College of Social Sciences)
  • Professor Georgios Panos (College of Social Sciences)
  • Dr Stephan Von Delft (College of Social Sciences)
  • Grainne Filan  (Clerk)