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.

ADS sectors contribute significantly to secure Scotland’s domestic, global and future advantage. From technology and exports to apprenticeships and investment, our sectors are vital to Scotland’s economic prosperity and growth.

View Scotland Regional Facts Figures 2023.

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.

The team

Warrick Malcolm – Director ADS Scotland

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

Keith Grandison- Business Development Manager

Joined ADS Scotland November 2016 to enhance offering to members

Contact Scotland

ADS Scotland council

  • Babcock International Group PLC
  • Brodies LLP
  • Chemring Energetics UK Ltd
  • Collins Aerospace
  • GE Aviation
  • Glenalmond Group Ltd
  • Leonardo
  • Materials Consultancy Services Ltd
  • PA Consulting Group
  • QinetiQ Group PLC
  • Raytheon Systems Limited
  • Rolls-Royce PLC
  • Skyrora Ltd
  • Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) Limited
  • Thales UK
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Strathclyde
  • Vector Aerospace International Limited (A StandardAero Company)
  • Walker Precision Engineering

Scotland facts and figures 2023

View full publication for the ADS Scotland Facts & Figures 2023 below:

Scotland Regional Facts Figures 2023