Media Release: Jim Mather joins Scottish Speakers


ONE of the country’s top business and government figures has joined Scottish Speakers – a bespoke bureau for expert speakers in Scotland – it was announced today.

Jim Mather, former Business, Energy and Enterprise Minister in the 2007-2011 SNP Government, has become the latest addition to the burgeoning list of experts on

Said a spokesperson: “Mr Mather is generally regarded as the most cogent and dedicated exponent of the business case for independence there has ever been in Scotland.

“A self-made successful business entrepreneur, Mr Mather spends much of his time speaking abroad, to audiences in many different countries, but he is keen to talk to business organisations and groups in Scotland and across the UK – which is why he has joined Scottish Speakers.”

Hamish Macdonell, co-founder of Scottish Speakers, said: “We are delighted to have Jim Mather on board. He is one of the best-known and most highly-regarded business speakers in Scotland and he also has top-level experience of life within government. We are sure he will prove to be a great addition to our growing stable of quality speakers and a great success too.”

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