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Iain Stirling

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Iain is the Chief Executive of The Native Agency Group www.native-agency.com.  The Strategic marketing agency has international offices in Edinburgh, Dubai and New York.  Through this The Native Agency provides strategic support to a range of clients including Diageo, Tesco, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Royal London Asset Management, Baxter's, Brian Cox, David Mach, Irish Government, US Government, American-Scottish Foundation, The British Council, JSMT, Memex & Carbon Neutral.

Iain is a Director of a number of companies including The Native Agency Group, Stirfresh, Anniston Farms and 5 Square www.5square.co.uk the specialist property marketing company that provides marketing support for a range of commercial and residential property companies including Unicorn Properties, City & Wharf, Plum Development, Keren Homes and The Elphinstone Group.  

Iain is keen to apply the portfolio of skills he acquired whilst working in his family farming business and from the experience gained from being employed at numerous plc's to build businesses of scale. He launched his career as a graduate trainee with Marks and Spencer plc, before moving to take on a range of global project and marketing roles with Whyte and Mackay, Diageo, Jim Beam Brands and the Volkswagen Group.  At Diageo, the world's largest drinks company he was responsible for running a Global Programme covering 56 countries, whilst at Volkswagen he provided Management Mentoring and Business Process and Change Management support to the Volkswagen Group network through the Volkswagen Management Academy.

Iain is a Director of Young Enterprise Scotland and the Scotland Trust, is on the Advisorary Board of the new Entrepreneurial Exchange Venture Philanthropy Fund and on SCDI's International Business Committee. He also provides support to the Edinburgh Homeless Charity, the Rock Trust, LINKS (London Information Network on Conflicts and State-building) and the former Soviet Union-focused John Smith Memorial Trust. 

Registered in Scotland. Company registration number SC160976.
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