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Dr Lena C Wilson

Occupation:
Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise

Nationality:
British

Date of Birth:
13 February 1964

Lena Wilson, Chief Executive at Scottish Enterprise
Dr Lena C Wilson

Dr Lena Wilson is Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise - Scotland's national economic development agency.

In an international private and public sector career spanning over 25 years, she has held a range of positions covering all aspects of economic development in most parts of the world, including a senior advisory role with the World Bank in Washington DC. She has worked in over 60 countries in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia promoting Scottish business interests or advising governments on foreign direct investment and private sector development.

Lena has held a range of non-executive positions in business, arts, sports and voluntary organisations. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Intertek Group plc, Ambassador for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice and Edinburgh Military Tattoo, a member of the Financial Services Advisory Board (FISAB) and Chair of Scotland's Energy Jobs Taskforce.

She is a passionate commentator and speaker on international business, leadership and talent development. 

She was awarded a CBE in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Membership dates

  • From: 4 November 2009
  • End of term: N/A

Register of interests

Remunerated posts held

  • Non-Executive Director, Intertek Group Plc

Other directorships

  • Member of the Financial Services Advisory Board (FiSAB)
  • Ambassador for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice
  • Ambassador for the Edinburgh Tattoo
  • Chair of Scotland's Energy Jobs Taskforce

Contracts with Scottish Enterprise

  • None

Homes, land and buildings
If significant to, of reference to, or bear upon the work or operation of Scottish Enterprise

  • N/A

Shares and securities
If significant to, of reference to, or bear upon the work or operation of Scottish Enterprise

  • Intertek Group Plc

Non-financial interests
If significant to, of reference to, or bear upon the work or operation of Scottish Enterprise

  • None

Gifts and hospitality received
If significant to, of reference to, or bear upon the work or operation of Scottish Enterprise

  • Minor business related gifts/Hospitality received - all recorded on SE's Gifts and Hospitality Registers

Last updated April 2017