Our Group Board members, which include our founder Bill Robertson as Executive Chairman, have consistently demonstrated the high quality of their leadership. The Board's cumulative time with Robertson exceeds 100 years, and together they have steered the business into its position as one of the UK’s largest independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services groups.


Board of directors

  • Bill Robertson, CBE

    Bill Robertson, CBEExecutive Chairman

    Bill founded Robertson in Elgin 50 years ago, and still provides active leadership of the Group today. A past president of the Scottish Builders Federation, Bill was made a CBE in recognition of his services to UK construction.

  • Derek Shewan

    Derek ShewanChief Executive Officer

    Derek has spent most of his nearly 40 years with Robertson in senior management positions leading estimating, commercial and procurement functions. Derek is a former Chair of the SBF and a board member of Construction Scotland.

  • Elliot Robertson

    Elliot RobertsonChief Operating Officer

    A former Group Board director and CEO of Robertson Homes, Elliot since rejoined the Group to lead strategic development, and has now taken on the post of COO. Elliot has some 23 years of experience in real estate development and regeneration.

  • Ian Clark

    Ian ClarkAudit and Compliance Director

    Ian joined Robertson 18 years ago. A chartered accountant and former Finance Director of global companies, Ian has held senior financial positions in the aerospace, rail and automotive industries.

  • Stuart Roberts

    Stuart RobertsGroup Finance Director

    A former MD at investment bank Quayle Munro, Stuart joined Robertson in 2012. He is a chartered accountant with 14 years' banking experience, specialising in acquisition and cash flow finance.

  • Bob Clark

    Bob ClarkGroup Executive Director – Construction

    Bob has spent almost 40 years in the industry, having held senior management roles in national construction businesses. He has experience of large-scale change management, as well as some of the most technically challenging projects in the UK.

  • Rob Holt

    Rob HoltGroup Director – Strategic Services

    Rob has spent 35 years in various management roles, working in the health, education, housing and local authority sectors. He has experience of complex property, facilities management and PPP contracts, and has both led and built highly talented teams.