Scotland Region

 Name
Charlie

 Position
Regional Director

We have more than 150 Advisors available for clients

Meet some of our Advisors local to the Edinburgh Region below

 Name
Colin
 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Jamie

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Alan

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Nigel

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Antonia

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Steven

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Linda

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
John

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Russell

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

The Scottish Region

Are you looking for part-time director level support for your business? Boardroom Advisors has a team of local advisors for businesses in the region of Scotland, including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Lothian, and Grampian.

As well as the team of local advisors, Boardroom Advisors has a national team of over 150 Advisors. All of our Advisors have experience on Boards and have scaled up business before, so can provide their expertise for whatever challenges you scale-up or SME might face.

Our Regional Director for Boardroom Advisors, will help connect you with the right support for your business. From Board Advisory through to CEOs with specialisations from Strategy to Sales, there’s an Advisor to suit you. You can find a full overview of our services here.

Introduction to the Scottish Region

Edinburgh, Scotland’s country capital, is home to an estimate of 520,000 residents, 78% of whom are working age and is considered as a higher percentage than any other major UK city.

Edinburgh’s bustling city centre, stunning cityscape and elegance and it’s historical and cultural attractions is a sight to behold which attracts million visitors every year.

Edinburgh is widely known for its visitor attraction — Edinburgh Castle, one of the oldest castles in the world and is considered alive with many exciting tales from its rich history as a royal residence, garrison, fortress and prison. It is also famous for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe — world’s largest arts festival which had around had around 2.8 million attendees in 2018.

In 2018, there were around 16.9 million visitor nights with a total spending of £1.7 billion in Edinburgh.

The core business sectors in Edinburgh include Banking & Finance, Technology & Electronics, Food & Drink, Life Sciences, Renewable Energy, Tourism, Education, Health, Distribution, Service, Real Estate and Information & Communication Services.

Edinburgh has been considered as one of the world’s most future-proof cities as identified by JLL’s City Momentum Index

Many business start-ups choose Edinburgh because it attracts the curious, innovative and a great pool of talent already living, working and studying in the city.

Edinburgh is accessible by all means of public transportation. Edinburgh airport serves 150 cities worldwide and handles nearly 15m. passengers p.a. It has a well- structured and well-planned transportation systems that makes living and doing business convenient and accessible both locally and globally.

Networking Events for MDs & CEOs

Simply Networking eConnections (September)

edinburghconnections.co.uk/event/simply-networking-econnections

We are delighted to invite you to our “Simply Networking” online event to meet new connections, and build those all important business relationships leading to potential new clients and sales.

We might even throw in some top networking tips, you might never have heard before, from Scotland’s Mister Networking Colin McKeand.

Edinburgh Business Show (November)

edinburghbusinessshow.co.uk

The Edinburgh Business Show 2020 will build upon the success of last years editions. The central theme of the event remains the same: helping Scottish businesses to growth.

The all-day event has been designed to maximise the interface between individual business owners with a focus on business development. Workshops, panel and face-to-face discussions will be balanced to ensure that the day will be extremely practical and useful to any busy entrepreneur who takes the day out of their hectic schedule to learn and to network.

Date, agenda & speakers profiles will be published in Summer. Hope to see you in November!

Event Organisers:
Colin McKeand & Bart Kowalczyk
Edinburgh Connections

Edinburgh Roundtable Connections (September)

youthful-hypatia

This is a moderated discussion between up to 30 people, in roundtable settings (5 tables, 6 entrepreneurs in each table). The discussions will last 1 hour and be moderated by our Guest Speaker around a specific business challenge. After the formal discussion, we will move to another room for informal networking.

The Edinburgh Roundtable Connections event will be facilitated by Jananni Prabhakaran from Unbaggaged. More details will be announced soon.

Curry Connections Edinburgh (Monthly)

edinburghconnections.co.uk/event/curry-connections

Join us for relaxed friendly business networking chat, round the table, over an excellent lunch-time curry on the first Friday of every Month in Edinburgh. We meet at Mumbai Diners Club 12:30pm prompt to around 2:00pm

This is a popular event and usually fully books with a waiting list. We have a good range of business types and sizes attend, and everyone is welcome to join us, no matter your background or organisation.

We aim to help you in establishing new connections and developing lasting productive profitable relationships.

Edinburgh Connections (Monthly)

edinburghconnections.co.uk

Edinburgh Connections organises the biggest regular business networking events in Scotland – attended by 130+ delegates, covering the Edinburgh, Lothians and Fife regions. We exploit the power of networks to bring together entrepreneurs; start-ups; individuals looking for career change and anybody on the path of business success. A supply of valuable business cards is an essential ingredient to succeed, whatever your plans and whatever stage you are at.

Organisations Supporting Businesses in the Edinburgh

Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

edinburghchamber.co.uk

 @EdinChamber

 linkedin.com/company/edinburgh-chamber-of-commerce

Edinburgh Innovations

edinburgh-innovations.ed.ac.uk

 @EdinInnovations

 linkedin.com/company/edinburgh-innovations

Creative Mornings Edinburgh

creativemornings.com

 @Edinburgh_CM

Edinburgh Connections

edinburghconnections.co.uk

 linkedin.com/company/edinburgh-connections

Edinburgh Businesswomen’s Club

edinburghbusinesswomensclub.co.uk

 linkedin.com/company/edinburgh-businesswomen-s-club

Eagle Labs

labs.barclays

 @eagle_labs

Bright Green Business

brightgreenbusiness.org.uk

 @ShadeGreener

 linkedin.com/company/brightgreenbusiness

Midlothian Innovation Centre

innovationmidlothian.co.uk

 @MLICentre

Seed Haus

thisisseedhaus.com

 @thisisseedhaus

 linkedin.com/company/seed-haus

Techstart Ventures

techstart.vc

 @TechstartVC

 linkedin.com/company/techstart-ventures

Creative Edinburgh

creative-edinburgh.com

 @CreativeEdin

BizMattersEdinburgh

businessmattersedinburgh.com

 @BizMattersEdin

Edinburgh Social

 @edinburghsocial

Connect Edinburgh

 @Connect_EDI

UP Innovation Hub

upventuresgroup.com