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 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Glasgow Airport, Citi Scotland and several other public and private institutions and government.

Internal members

To be announced Vice Principal and Head of College of Social Sciences
John Finch Head of Adam Smith Business School
Denis Fischbacher-Smith Deputy Head of School
Jillian Gordon Director of Learning and Teaching
Herve Moulin Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange
To be announced Head of Subject: Accounting & Finance
Anton Muscatelli Principal
Robert Paton Director of Development
Anna Morgan-Thomas Director of Postgraduate Research
John Tsoukalas Head of Subject: Economics
Nina Blakey Head of Professional Services
To be announced Head of Subject: Management
To be announced Director of External Engagement 

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
Austin Lally Group CEO, Verisure Holdings/Securitas Direct AB
Suzanne Lamont Global Talent and Organisation Development Director, Standard Life Aberdeen Plc
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
Tony Quinn Relationship Director (Education North Region), Santander
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.


  • Shaping the Future (Market Trends and Opportunities)
  • Programme Content and Delivery
  • Facilitating and Originating Research Opportunities


  • For the School in general
  • For current students and alumni


  • Scholarships
  • Key Initiatives – Pump Priming
  • Sabbatical Support
  • Industry Secondments