Gordon McGregor

Managing Director at Spot Sensor Technologies Ltd

Managing Director, Spot Sensor Technologies Ltd
Policy Fellow Alum, Centre for Science and Policy

Gordon McGregor is Managing Director of technology business Spot Sensor Technologies Ltd, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He has more than two decades of experience working in the energy and utility sector, most recently serving as Environment and Innovation Director at ScottishPower plc (part of the international energy group IBERDROLA) where he led the company’s efforts on environmental management, regulation and R&D for the group. He has a wide experience in helping deliver major infrastructure projects, especially in renewables, energy efficiency and smarter grids.

He is a champion for clean energy and a strong advocate for habitat protection. He has recently served as chair of the Government’s Electric Vehicle Strategy Board, the Council of the CBI in Scotland and on the board of the Scottish European Green Energy Centre. He currently sits on the Advisory Board for WWF Scotland, the 2020 Climate Group and is a member of the RSPB Committee for Scotland.

Gordon has a BEng In Electronic Engineering from the University of Glasgow, an MBA from Heriot Watt University and an LLM in Environmental Law (Distinction) from the University of Aberdeen.

  • 18 April 2013, 10am

    CSaP annual conference 2013: Future directions for scientific advice in Whitehall

    Continuing the theme of the Future Directions seminar series, CSaP’s second annual conference will see leading speakers from government and academia explore the changing role of the analytical professions; how government can make better use of external academic expertise; and the nature of evidence in more open policy making.