Meet some of the Dragons

Some of Scotland's most influential business leaders will be putting each team under the spotlight at the pitch as well as mentoring them throughout Dragons' Glen.

Colin Woodward
Stirling
Colin founded Contract Scotland in 1990, aged 24, and grew the business organically to a turnover of £20m. It supplies technical and professional recruitment solutions to the Scottish Construction Industry. In 2012 Colin commenced a succession plan, which enables him to work part time with the business whilst remaining the Chairman and majority shareholder. He also founded Coresco in 2018 which provides consultancy services to recruitment agencies and employers.
Austin Flynn
Edinburgh
Austin is a partner and head of Morton Fraser's Corporate Division and also sits on the firm's Managing Board. He advises mainly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and owner-managed businesses on corporate and commercial law. He is also the firm's Data Protection Officer and is qualified in England & Wales and in Scotland, having practiced for seven years in England before moving to Scotland in 1997 and becoming Scots qualified in 1999.
Robert Letham
Edinburgh
Rob is Head of Finance at People's Postcode Lottery, a charity lottery whose players have raised more than £148 million for good causes. After qualifying as a chartered accountant with PwC, Rob has held various roles in the technology and finance sectors.
Craig Burnside
Craig Burnside
Edinburgh
Craig is an independent IT consultant, currently working with Financial Services client Aviva. Formerly with Professional Services firm EY, Craig is an IT and change leader with over 28 years’ industry experience. He has held roles in internal IT, technology and client-facing consulting roles, mainly for private sector businesses. Craig is also one of the Children 1st board members.
Duncan Skinner
Duncan Skinner
Aberdeen
Formerly Chief Financial Officer for Wood Group PSN, Duncan has extensive experience of helping to develop world-class companies. He is currently the Director of Glencraft, the successful Aberdeen-based social enterprise.
Andrew Leck
Glasgow
Andrew is the Business Development Director for Scotland at EY, Scotland’s largest professional services firm, and is responsible for building relationships and bringing the very best of EY to clients in the corporate sector. Andrew has spent over 20 years working in various roles in the accountancy profession, including training, consultancy and leading market growth programmes across the world.
Catherine Simpson
Glasgow
Catherine Simpson is a co-founder of venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners and has a background in investment and law. She is responsible for a number of SEP’s operational functions including marketing and communications, CSR, office administration and human resources.
Robert Gibson
Robert Gibson
Glasgow
Robert is the Head of Business & Private Banking for Clydesdale Bank, he covers centres in Carlisle, Ayr, Glasgow, Stirling/Falkirk & East Kilbride). He has worked in the banking industry for more than 30 years.