Laurie Russell

Laurie Russell has been Chief Executive of the Wise Group since 2006. Laurie was Chief Executive of Strathclyde European Partnership Ltd that managed the programmes of European funding for the economic and social regeneration of western Scotland from 1989 to 2006. He was previously employed by Strathclyde Regional Council and led a community regeneration initiative in Clydebank in the early 1980s. Laurie chaired the board of Social Enterprise Scotland for six years from 2007 to 2013.