Industry Leadership Group
The Industry Leadership Group is made up of key figures in the Scottish textile industry. It is inclusive of all sectors within the industry: including representatives for SMEs and designers, large manufacturers, public sector bodies, and funding agencies. The ILG meet quarterly to discuss important decisions facing the industry.
The purpose of the ILG is to drive the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy Plan for the industry.
This current strategy document can be accessed here: Scottish Textiles Industry Strategy.
James Lang of Scottish Leather Group, Chairman
Aidan Queen of Schofield Dyers
Andre Reibig of Scottish Funding Council
Belinda Dickson of Belinda Robertson
Blair MacNaughton of MacNaughton Group
Cathy Black of Scottish Enterprise
Danny Cusick of Scottish Development International
David Breckenridge of Textiles Scotland
David Martin of Skills Development Scotland
Donna Chisholm of Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Elisabeth Stark of the Scottish Government
Fiona Douglas of Bluebell Gray
Helena Ward of Creative Scotland
Ian Laird of Alex Begg and Co.
Jenny Welch of Highlands and Island Enterprise
Jim McFarlane of Endura
Jim Thomson of Hawico
John Glen of Bute Fabrics
John Lupton of Scott & Fyfe
John McKerchar of Turnberry Rug Works
Lorna Macaulay of Harris Tweed Authority
Natasha Marshall of Natasha Marshall Furnishings
Pamela Connacher of Emergents
Robin Galbraith of Calzeat
Rosy Eribe of Eribe Knitwear
Simon Cotton of Johnstons of Elgin
Solii Brodie of BeFab Be Creative
Stephen Boyd of Scottish Trades Union Congress
Wendy Murray of Bute Fabrics