Scotland judging panel - Chair

Colin Robertson CBE

Vice Chair of the Board, NFI Group

Colin Robertson

Colin was Chief Executive of Alexander Dennis Limited, Britain’s largest bus and coach manufacturer for 13 years, before being appointed to NFI’s Board as Vice Chair in September 2020. He is also Founder of Robertson Campbell Investments.   
In his role at Alexander Dennis, Colin led their transformation from a predominantly UK-focused business to an international player in the bus and coach sector, employing 2,600 team members, with annual revenue in excess of £600mn. 
Colin has over 38 years of international manufacturing experience gained from global companies, including Cummins, Case and Terex Corporation, where he held a range of positions, including Executive Vice President Global Operations and President of the US$2bn Construction Division. 
Colin’s achievements have been recognised by Entrepreneurial Scotland, where he was appointed Chairman in 2018. In May 2019, he also received a CBE for his services to exports, and to the bus and coach manufacturing sector.