Leadership

Senior Management

Scott Brown

Managing Director

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 Brown

Director

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 Brown

Plant Director

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 Brown

Director

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

Allan Miller

Development Director

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

Alvar Kewell

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

Lynda Campbell

Company Secretary

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

John Young

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

Patrick Andrews

Non-Executive Director

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