Scottish Business Group

The role of the group is leveraged on the well-established links between Scotland and Hong Kong. The group provides a central business contact point for all current and new Chamber members who have an interest in Scotland, or Scottish related business. It provides a networking access point for Scottish companies seeking to develop business interests in Hong Kong and the region; organises events which facilitate the transfer of experience and expertise between Scottish and Hong Kong business and institutions; and to preserve and expand contacts with the Chinese business community in Hong Kong and the PRC and, in particular, to provide a continuing link to Scotland for Hong Kong based alumni of Scottish universities.

Join the Committee

John BruceChairHill & AssociatesRead moreRead lessJohn has headed up the gaming portfolio at Hill & Associates since 2003 and has significant experience in assisting both operators and investors in understanding the convoluted nature of the Asian gaming business and the individuals and corporations involved in it.
Fiona DonnellyVice ChairRead moreRead lessOwner/director of Red Links, a consultancy that helps develop responsible business through strategy, engagement and sustainability services. Fiona is a long term Hong Kong-er and has spent her career in various roles in professional services. She has developed a speciality and interest in sustainability since 2007, and now leads the Red Links Sustainability Consortium, a network of experienced sustainability and business professionals that helps with bespoke consultancy in ESG, and in the focus areas of investment and ESG – in association with UK-HQd specialists Leaders Arena – as well as climate risk and TCFD.
Alun GrassickMemberRead moreRead lessRetired as Audit Partner with KPMG Hong Kong in September 2017. Alun has over 25 years of experience in providing audit and advisory services to Hong Kong listed and multinational corporations, including the raising of debt and equity capital in Hong Kong and New York. Alun was recently the Head of the Technical Audit Department for both KPMG China and KPMG Asia Pacific and was recently a member of three KPMG Global Committees and Steering Groups involved in audit methodology and audit training as well as a member of the Audit and Assurance Standards Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Alun is currently taking some time off before considering the second half of his life! Alun is a keen rugby player and is Chairman of The Pot Bellied Pigs Rugby Football Club and a regular player for Kowloon Rugby Football Club
Bobby TsangMemberImagination Asia LtdRead moreRead lessBobby is a Business Director at Imagination, responsible for business development and client services. Based in Hong Kong, he has more than fifteen years of experience in integrated marketing campaigns encompassing research, brand creation and implementation through multiple channels, including traditional advertising, digital and events. He was born in Scotland, graduated with an LLB degree from Glasgow University and has been living in Hong Kong since 1997. Bobby has been a member of the British Chambers for 10 years.
Christopher ShortMemberClyde & CoRead moreRead lessChris is a Hong Kong qualified lawyer and Counsel in Clyde & Co's Hong Kong Construction Group. He has a practical site based background with a comprehensive knowledge of regional construction matters built u since 1991 in Hong Kong and South East Asia. Chris has worked for employers, contractors, project managers and consultants advising on contract drafting, management issues, claims administration and preparation, litigation, risk analysis and dealing with dispute resolution issues relating to infrastructure and construction projects. Within Clyde & Co's Construction Group, Chris continues to focus on such matters. Prior to joining Clyde & Co, Chris was a partner in a local practice, having spent time prior to this resolving construction issues, latterly as the Managing Director, of the Hong Kong office of a NYSE listed global project management and construction claims company. Chris is also admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (currently non-practising) and is dual qualified being a Fellow of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (as a Chartered Engineering Surveyor) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. In addition, Chris is also professionally recognised as a member of: the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; the Institute of Surveyors Hong Kong; and the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia, and is a Past Chairman (2012-2013) of the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong.
Craig WilkinsonMemberLloyds TSB Development Capital (Asia) LtdRead moreRead lessBio Pending
David BruceMemberSertus Incorporations LimitedRead moreRead lessDavid Bruce, a founding partner of Sertus Incorporations Limited, is a Scottish Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience starting and growing businesses. In his capacity as non-executive director of Sertus, he overseas investor relations and helps with overseas regulator relationships. David also assists candidates prepare for the SFC licensing exams through one-to-one coaching for ExecutiveKnowledge. He completed his MBA at Cranfield School of Management in 1987, became a CFA Charterholder in 2000 and completed his PhD with the University of South Australia in 2008. David is a Life Vice-President of the Hong Kong Rugby Union, having previously been Finance Director.
Graeme MilroyMemberDeloitte Touche TohmatsuRead moreRead lessGraeme is a Partner with Deloitte China's Risk Advisory practice in Hong Kong. Brought up in the southside of Glasgow, he graduated in Mathematics, Statistics & Accounting at the University of Strathclyde, before going on to train as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand's Glasgow office. He has lived in the Asia-Pacific region for over 11 years; first in Melbourne Australia, and now in Hong Kong.
Iain BruceMemberRead moreRead lessIain Bruce, will celebrate his 50th anniversary in Hong Kong later this year. Was with KPMG, the accounting firm, for the first 33 years and subsequently has served as an Independent Director on the boards of several publicly quoted and private companies, both in Hong Kong and overseas. Main interest outside business is horse racing.
Jacqueline DonaldsonMemberCommuniquéRead moreRead lessBio Pending
Jamie LauderMemberMorgan StanleyRead moreRead lessJamie grew up in North Berwick, East Lothian and graduated with a Bachelors of Laws (Hons) from The University of Aberdeen. After completing his degree he moved to Hong Kong in November 2014 to pursue his professional career. Starting out at Compliance Asia Consulting Limited, Jamie became Head of Licensing which involved preparing Business Plans for Financial Institutions looking to establish a presence in Hong Kong. Jamie currently works at Morgan Stanley as a Sales Trader in the Macro Sales Team covering Hedge funds, Banks and Real Money Managers. Outside of work Jamie is a very keen sportsman playing Golf, Tennis and Rugby. Jamie plays Rugby for the Hong Kong Football Club and has represented Hong Kong 10 times at International Level.
Nicholas JacksonMemberSt James's Place Wealth ManagementRead moreRead lessNicholas grew up in Perthshire, near Gleneagles Hotel and graduated from Aberdeen University in 2000 with a BSc in Biomedical Sciences. After one year working in Edinburgh at Lloyds Banking group, his passion for travel led him to Shanghai, where he taught English (with a Scottish accent) to primary school children. After two and half years in Shanghai he yearned for the countryside and mountains so in early 2005 he moved to Hong Kong to work in private client wealth management and now 13 years later he continues to work in this area as a Partner with St James's Place Wealth Management. He holds a CFA Charter from the CFA Institute, and is a committee member of the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA). In his free time he plays golf, goes hiking and spends time with his wife and two daughters, aged 3 & 7.
Robbie McRobbie, MBEMemberETS-Testconsult LimitedRead moreRead lessHaving joined the Union in 2003 as the Community Rugby Manager, Robbie assumed the role of CEO in May 2017. Prior to the Union, he spent 11 years in the Hong Kong Police Force, where he served in a number of roles including Police Tactical Unit Instructor, Assistant Manager of the Police Officers' Club and presenter of the "Police Report" TV show. He has a MA (Oxon) and completed a PGC in Sports & Recreation Management at HKU Space in 2001. He represented Hong Kong at "A" level at both 15s and 7s and is a two-time winner of the Police RFC "Raz Erasmus Award". He is Director of local charity, Operation Breakthrough, which uses sport as a medium to help at-risk local youngsters. Robbie is married with one son, a serving police officer, and a small dog.
Dr Stephen HoMemberFerguson International Freight Forwarders LimitedRead moreRead lessStephen studied Marketing and Business Management at Napier University and University of Strathclyde. He was subsequently conferred Doctor by Napier University of Business Administration (Honoris Causa) in 1994. Stephen is a life member of the Hong Kong St. Andrew Society and is a committee member of the Caledonian Foundation. He was appointed Global Scot in 2009. Stephen is also the founder and Chairman of MacGregor Education Services Limited whose prime objectives are to promote quality Scottish Education in Hong Kong.
Stewart SaundersMemberETS-Testconsult LimitedRead moreRead lessStewart Saunders is past Chairman of the Scottish Business Group, and is currently a Director of ETS-Testconsult Limited, a Hong Kong based materials inspection and testing company, having previously had over 48 years' experience in the Electricity Supply Industry in both the UK and Hong Kong. He is also a committee member of the Construction Industry Group at the Chamber. A former Chieftain of the Hong Kong St. Andrew's Society, Stewart has been deeply involved with Hong Kong Scottish Rugby Club since its formation and is now President of the Club."