The Robertson Group Board, which includes our founder Bill Robertson, is responsible for setting our strategy and assuring the sustainability of our business. Ultimately this means we can inspire our people to progress, help our customers deliver their own vision, support our supply chain and develop communities, just as we've been doing for over five decades.


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 ClarkGroup Director, Compliance & Risk Management

    Ian joined Robertson in 1998. 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 RobertsNon Executive Director

    Stuart, Managing Director of Newlands, brings 14 years of banking experience, specialising in acquisition and cash flow finance, to the Robertson Board.

  • Irene Wilson

    Irene WilsonGroup Financial Director

    Irene Wilson, who has been Group Financial Controller at Robertson for the past 14 years has joined the Group Board as Finance Director. Irene brings a wealth of experience of our business and the industry in a key role.

  • 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.

  • Liam Hanlon

    Liam HanlonManaging Director, Major Projects

    Liam brings over 30 years of senior management experience across a range of complex construction projects with an outstanding track record of successful delivery of large, fast-track design and build projects.

  • Scott Alexander

    Scott AlexanderManaging Director, Robertson Construction North

    Leading Robertson Construction North, Scott brings a combination of commercial, operational and managerial experience to our oversee our businesses in Scotland and the North East of England.

  • Nigel Brook

    Nigel BrookManaging Director, Robertson Construction South

    ​​Leading Robertson Construction South, Nigel brings over 40 years' experience in the construction sector and will strategically develop and grow our business in selected markets in England and Wales.

  • Scott Wilson

    Scott WilsonExecutive Director - Development

    ​Scott brings 20 years of front-end business development experience to Robertson, and oversees our strategic approach to business development, bids, frameworks and marketing.

  • Nick Harris

    Nick HarrisGroup Executive Property Director

    Nick brings 25 years of industry experience to Robertson’s property arm, providing strategic insight at what is a crucial time for the business as it continues to develop its commercial portfolio throughout Scotland and North East England.