Economic Leadership Board

Business leaders from across the region sit on the Opportunity North East (ONE) main economic leadership board, which is chaired by Sir Ian Wood KT GBE, and on its industry-specific sector boards.

ONE is the private sector partner in the Aberdeen City Region Deal and fulfils the roles of the regional advisory board for Scottish Enterprise and the regional economic forum for Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council.

ONE’s economic leadership board comprises:

Sir Ian Wood KT GBE
Chair, ONE
Professor George Boyne
University of Aberdeen
Russell Borthwick
Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
Deirdre Michie OBE
Oil & Gas UK
Patrick Machray OBE
Vice-chair, ONE, and Chair, ONE Food, Drink & Agriculture
Councillor Douglas Lumsden
Aberdeen City Council
Professor John Harper
Robert Gordon University
Jennifer Craw
Chief Executive, ONE
Geoff Aberdein
Standard Life Aberdeen
Professor Stephen Logan
Chair, ONE Life Sciences
Councillor Jim Gifford
Aberdeenshire Council
Claire Bruce
Steve Dunlop
Scottish Enterprise
Michelle Handforth
Aberdeen Harbour Board