Professor Gavin McCrone

Professor Gavin McCrone CB, FRSE (appointed 2014)

Gavin McCrone has studied, written and lectured about the Scottish economy over a period of many years at the University of Oxford, the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh Business School. For over two decades he was Chief Economic Adviser to successive Secretaries of State for Scotland. He was successively head of two Scottish Government Departments - the Industry Department for Scotland and the Scottish Development Department.