Strategic Advisory Board

The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School works closely with its Strategic Advisory Board to ensure the relevance of our business education offering. The Strategic Advisory Board is drawn from a range of international and national public and private sector organisations and consists of highly influential and successful individuals, including executives from Women Enterprise Scotland, AlbaCo Limited, Clyde Blowers Capital, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and several other public and private institutions and government.

Internal members

Nina Blakey Head of Professional Services
Sara Carter Vice Principal and Head of College of Social Sciences
John Finch Head of Adam Smith Business School
Jillian Gordon Director of Learning and Teaching
Anna Morgan-Thomas Director of Postgraduate Research
Anton Muscatelli Principal
Anna Morgan-Thomas Director of Research, Scholarship and Knowledge Exchange
Robert Paton Director of Development
Graeme Roy Director of Connections with Practice
Geethanjali Selvaretnam Deputy Head of School (Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion)
Melanie Simms Head of Subject: Management
Greg Stoner Head of Subject: Accounting & Finance
John Tsoukalas Deputy Head of School (Planning and Resourcing)
To be appointed Head of Subject: Economics

External members

Roderick Ashley Chief Executive, AlbaCo Limited
Stuart Brown Head of SME (Scotland and Northern Ireland), Barclays Bank
Carolyn Currie Chief Executive, Women Enterprise Scotland
Andrew Duncan Executive Chairman at Soar, Swarm Online
Sharon Hamilton Head of Business Development – Inward Investment, Scottish Enterprise
Nick Kuenssberg OBE Horizon Co-invest
Suzanne Lamont Managing Partner – Talent and Organisation Health, Hanya Partners Ltd 
Afzal Mahmood Director, ChangeOne Consulting
Jim McColl OBE (Chair) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Clyde Blowers Capital
Alison McGregor Non-Executive Director
Stuart Patrick Chief Executive, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
Colin Stewart Managing Director, Citi Scotland
Eve Wallace Vice President - Chief Operating Officer, Morgan Stanley (Technology)
Petra Wetzel Founder, WEST Brewery


The purpose of the Advisory Board is to provide an advisory, ambassadorial, and philanthropic function for the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School.