As Managing Director of I & H Brown, Scott holds responsibility for the day to day running of the company. Scott joined the family business in 1983 from Whinney Murray (now Ernst & Young) after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant.
In his tenure… as Managing Director, he has overseen significant growth in the company, guiding it to become the diverse, sustainable, and successful business that it is today. Scott has amassed a combination of commercial, operational, and managerial experience on this journey. He is a past Chairman of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (Scotland) and a past Vice-Chairman of Coalpro.Read more
Donald joined the company in 1994 and chairs the Civil Engineering Division. He is the SHEQ Director ensuring Health & Safety, Environment and Quality procedures are adhered to. He oversees the management of the company’s farming interests… which includes managing a large number of let properties. Read more
Robert joined the company in 1982 and as Plant Director directs, coordinates, and manages the company’s fleet of plant machinery. He is responsible for the maintenance, operation, and continual upgrading of our modern, independently-owned… plant fleet. Robert also manages our team of machine operators and on-site operatives.Read more
Duncan, who is in the third generation of the Brown family, joined the company following the completion of a graduate scheme with an M&E contractor. He began his I & H Brown career in 2015 working from the Warrington office before heading north… in 2020. Working from our head office in Perth, Duncan is now heavily involved in the running of both the civil engineering and development divisions.Read more
Ed was appointed to the Main Board in January 2023. He joins his father Scott and brother Duncan on the Board, as a Non-Executive Director. Ed is a chartered accountant with 10+ years corporate advisory experience across a range of sectors.… Ed qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte working in both the UK and Australia before joining Teneo in February 2021 as Associate Director. Ed brings strong financial capabilities to the board which includes audit, business reviews, working capital management and performance improvement.Read more
Allan is the Development Director for I & H Brown. He has over 25 years’ experience in the development industry and has formerly held directorial positions with two national housebuilding companies. Leading and managing the Development… Division, Allan is a detail-oriented and driven director whose focus is to advance I & H Brown’s land development, while driving construction innovation in areas such as carbon neutrality, sustainability, and local employment.Read more
Managing Director – Civil Engineering
Alvar is the Managing Director of our Civil Engineering Division who has over 30 years of senior management experience across a range of complex civil engineering projects. His areas of expertise include infrastructure, roadworks, renewable energy… , marine, and utilities. The Civil Engineering Division has seen significant growth under Alvar’s seven years of administration, including diversification and expansion into new sectors.Read more
Barry joined the Main Board in January 2023. Barry first worked for I & H Brown as a Graduate in 1992 on a placement before joining the business permanently in 2002 as a Site Agent. For the past 20 years, he has worked his way up through… the company to his current role of Construction Director. Barry has overall responsibility for the performance of all construction projects across Scotland. Barry brings a wealth of experience to the Board along with strong technical and commercial ability.Read more
Lynda holds the strategic position of Company Secretary. With 30 years of experience, Lynda harnesses a broad skill set to ensure that all activities undertaken comply with legal, ethical, and regulatory requirements. Lynda’s responsibilities include… accounts, admin, HR and IT. She manages Kingie Estate, was a current member of the Deer Management Group’s Executive Committee and has previously served on the CECA Board of Directors.Read more
Chief Financial Officer
John is an experienced chartered accountant, who as Chief Financial Officer holds primary responsibility for the financial management of the company. His career has spanned across several accounting and commercial roles within a variety… of sectors. During his relatively short time with the company, he has implemented major technological improvements to our accounting system to provide closer control and real time management information.Read more
Associated with I & H Brown for over 20 years, Patrick joined as a non-executive director in 2021. Patrick was a Partner with Shepherd & Wedderburn, one of Scotland’s leading corporate & commercial law firms for over 25 years. He was appointed… Chief Executive in 2004 and re-elected in 2009 to serve a second term in the top job. He has a strong eye for detail and provides sound counsel to the Board of Directors regarding commercial, legal and management matters. Read more
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