Term on HIE Board
Paddy joined the Board of HIE in April 2014.
Paddy Crerar’s primary role is Chief Executive of the Crerar Hotel Group. He has board
level experience of community enterprise and co-operative companies in the Hebrides and is an
independent strategy consultant. He also owns and operates two agricultural enterprises. He
is passionate about developing opportunities and ambitions within Scotland, particularly the
Highlands and Islands.
He was born and raised in Oban and retains strong family, business and personal ties
throughout the Highlands and Islands. Outside of business, Paddy is Chairman of Hospitality
Industry Trust Scotland and Crerar Hotels Trust charities. He said: “The Highlands and
Islands of Scotland are blossoming in terms of economic and population growth. It’s an
exciting time and the ambition HIE has laid out to ensure that growth continues is substantial.
My experience is principally from a tourism background and I wanted to be in a position
to help deliver the good plans for this sector that HIE has laid out.”
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