Recognising the need for Scottish based companies in the Aerospace, Defence, Naval and Security Sector to have an effective voice, ADS Scotland was established in 2005 to represent both SME and multinational company members. Today, our members significant contribution to both the Scottish and UK economies is recognised by the policy makers.

Our purpose is to deliver real added value by bringing global business opportunities to members, improving manufacturing productivity and efficiency through our SC21 programmes, raising individual company profile and marketing member and sector capability internationally.



Warrick joined ADS Scotland after roles in both the public and private sector including the Scottish Government.


Joined ADS Scotland November 2016 to enhance offering to members



ADS Scotland Council

  • Babcock Marine – Awaiting new appointee
  • BAE Systems Regional Aircraft – Sean McGovern, Managing Director – (Vice Chairman – ADS Scotland Council)
  • BAE Systems Maritime Services – Mark Skinner, Head of Manufacturing
  • Brodies LLP – Grant Campbell, Partner, Head of Aviation, Defence and Engineering – (Chairman – ADS Scotland Council)
  • Chemring Energetics – Stuart Cameron, Managing Director
  • Copernicus Technology – Giles Huby, MD
  • GE Aviation – George Adams, Plant Lead
  • Glasgow University – Konstantinos(Kostas) Kontis, Professor of Aerospace Engineering
  • Heriot Watt University – Professor Steve McLaughlin, Head of School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Inter-Tec Services – Fred Gorrie , MD  – (Vice Chairman, ADS Scotland Council)
  • Leonardo – Alastair Morrison, SVP- Airborne & Space Systems Division
  • Perth College – Margaret Cook, Principal and Chief Executive
  • QinetiQ – Iain Kennedy, Strategy Director Maritime
  • Raytheon Systems – Awaiting new appointee
  • Rolls-Royce, John Marsella
  • Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) Limited – Scott McLarty, VP UK & Malyasia
  • Teledyne, David Mather, MD
  • Thales – Graham Brown, Optronics and Missile Electronics Operations Director
  • ThinkTank Maths – Angela Mathis, MD
  • UTC Aerospace Systems – Andy Hodge, General Manager Prestwick MRO
  • Thales – Graham Brown, Optronics and Missile Electronics Operations Director
  • Vector Aerospace – Ray Doyle, Operations Director
  • Primary Engineer – Susan Scurlock, CEO – (Associate Member)