L-R: Crowne Plaza Hotel, SECC Armadillo and The Hydro with the University in the distance

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

Bonnie Dean

Vice Principal Corporate Engagement & Innovation

John Finch

Head of Adam Smith Business School

Jillian Gordon

Director of Learning and Teaching

Anna Morgan-Thomas

Director of Research, Scholarship and Knowledge Exchange

Anton Muscatelli


Robbie Paton

Director of Development

Graeme Roy

Director of Connections with Practice

Geethanjali Selvaretnam

Deputy Head of School (Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion)

Elspeth Napier

Interim Head of Subject: Accounting & Finance

John Tsoukalas

Deputy Head of School (Planning and Resourcing)

Leadership Teams

Luis Angeles
Dimitris Christelis
Sai Ding
Eugenio Proto

Economics Leadership Team

Ramona Blanes
Margaret Fletcher
Scott Hurrell
Alison Smart

Management Leadership Team

External members

Roderick Ashley Chief Executive, AlbaCo Limited
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
Stuart Patrick Chief Executive, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
Colin Stewart Former Managing Director, Citi Scotland
Eve Wallace Chief Administration Officer (CAO) for Technology, Glasgow, Morgan Stanley


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