David Wilson

David Wilson

Term on HIE Board

David Wilson joined the Board of HIE on 1 May 2023.

David Wilson has extensive experience of working in government on economic matters, including close working with Highlands and Islands Enterprise. During a 30-year career in the Scottish Government, he held director-level roles in economic development, business energy and climate change, and fisheries. He led the initial development of the Scottish National Investment Bank.

Mr Wilson’s early career was as an economist with a focus on economic development and regulation of energy. Outside of the Scottish Government, he was a commissioner for the Scottish Fiscal Commission and executive director of the International Policy Institute at the University of Strathclyde. He is currently Chair of Consumer Scotland.


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