Ian David Grant

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Sir Ian David Grant CBE, DL, FRAgS (born 28 July 1943) is a former Chairman and 1st Commissioner of the Crown Estate.[1] Sir Ian has been the Chairman of the Scottish Exhibition Centre since 2002.[2]

Education[edit]

Sir Ian Grant was educated at Strathallan School in Perthshire and the Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture.[2]

Career[edit]

  • Director, East of Scotland farmers, 1976-2002.[1]
  • Chairman, Copa Cereals Group, Brussels, 1982-1986.[1]
  • Chairman, EEC Cereals Working Party, 1982-1988.[2]
  • Chairman, International Federation of Agricultural Producers, 1984-1989.[1]
  • President, National Farmers Union of Scotland, 1984-1990. (Vice-President 1981-1984)[1]
  • Director, Clydesdale Bank plc, 1989-1997.[1]
  • Director, National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society, 1990-2008. (Deputy Chairman, 2003-2008)[1]
  • Director, Scottish and Southern Energy plc, 1992-2003. (Deputy Chairman, 2000-2003)[1]
  • Chairman, Scottish Tourist Board, 1990-1998. (Board Member, 1988-1998)[1]
  • Chairman, Cairngorms Partnership, 1998-2003.[1]
  • Chairman, Crown Estate 2002-2009. (Commissioner, 1996-2009)[3]
  • Chairman, Scottish Exhibition Centre Ltd, 2002-20 (Deputy Chairman, 2001; Director 1998-20)[1]
  • Member of the Council of CBI Scotland, 1984-1996.[1]
  • Member of the Scottish Economic Council, 1993-1997.[2]
  • Board Member, British Tourist Authority, 1990-1998.[1]
  • Vice-President of the Royal Smithfield Club.[2]
  • Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Society.[2]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Ian David Grant". Debrett's. 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Grant, Sir Ian (David)". Who's Who (UK). 2014. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Outgoing Crown Estate Chairman Honoured with Knighthood". Crown Estate. 31 December 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "New Year's Honours List in full". The Daily Telegraph. 30 December 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Crown Estate Chairman is Knight Bachelor". The Press and Journal (Scotland). 31 December 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Alumni". Edinburgh Napier University. 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012.