Gordon McIntosh

April 16, 2019 | 1:45–2:30 pm

Roundtable “Renewable Energy Commitments”

About Gordon McIntosh

Brought up in Speyside, the son of a Scotch whisky Distillery Manager, who worked for the Company that makes Johnny Walker. He gained a BSc Honours Degree in Geography from the University of Glasgow followed by a Post Graduate Degree in Accountancy Studies at the University of Aberdeen. He first worked as an Accountant with KPMG, becoming an Insolvency Manager.  He ran Oil and Gas Service Companies in receivership whilst also auditing major Oil Companies including The British National Oil Corporation. In 1984 he moved to the North East of Scotland Development Authority (NESDA) which had responsibility for the start-up and development of businesses in Aberdeen and the surrounding area, including Skills Development, Inward Investment and Trade Development in particular for the developing Oil and Gas Industry. In 1996 he became Director of Economic Development for Aberdeen and has been a Director ever since.

Gordon’s responsibilities have included the development of both physical structure and development plans for the City and the North-East of Scotland as well as Economic Development strategies both currently and over the past 25 years including the infrastructure required for the Oil and Gas industry.