Stewart Milne

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Stewart Milne

Born23 July 1950 (1950-07-23) (age 68)
ResidenceBieldside, Aberdeen
Known forChairman of Aberdeen F.C.
Net worthDecrease£100 million (2014)

Stewart Milne CBE, DBA, DTech (born 23 July 1950)[1] is a Scottish businessman and football club chairman, from Alford, Aberdeenshire.

Milne founded the Aberdeen-based Stewart Milne Construction Group in 1975, a housebuilding contractor. He started off his business renovating bathrooms. As its chairman and chief executive, he earned the 2005 Scottish Entrepreneur of the Year award.

In 2008, he received his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to the house building industry in Scotland.[2] Milne is a major shareholder and chairman of Aberdeen F.C., a position he has held since 1998. He joined the board of directors in 1994 to replace Dick Donald.

He has an honorary doctorate in Business Administration from Robert Gordon University (December 2000),[3] and an honorary doctorate of technology from Edinburgh Napier University (November 2007),[citation needed] and an honorary doctorate from Heriot-Watt University, in recognition of his outstanding entrepreneurial contribution to the house building, construction and property development industry and to the Scottish economy, also for services to higher education in Scotland[citation needed].


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  2. ^ "Award for one of Aberdeen College's most famous former students | Aberdeen City News | STV Local". 2011. Archived from the original on 11 July 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Graduation December 2000" (PDF). 2001. Retrieved 12 July 2012.