On 9 December 2004, Mr. Angus Macmillan-Douglas
was unanimously chosen as the new chairman of Association.
Mr. Macmillan-Douglas, who lives at
Brigton, near Forfar, is a
former Director of Human Resources at BP and a former Head of the Scottish
Blood Transfusion Service.
b. 18.11.46, Edinburgh; m., Rosemary-Jane Meynell; 2 d.
Education: Blairmore School;
Wellington College; Baling Business School; INSEAD.
Assistant UK Co-ordinator, British Petroleum International, 1981-84;
Business Manager, BP Information Systems, 1984-85; European Developments
Manager, BP Gas International, 1985-88; Managing Director, East Africa
Trading, British Petroleum, 1988-91; Head of Political Affairs, British
Petroleum Group, 1991-96. Representative, East African Trade Organisation,
1988-91; Member, Energy Policy Committee, CBI, 1992-96; Member, Management
Committee, Industry and Parliament Trust, 1992-96; Director, European Blood
Alliance, since 1998; Chairman, Leah Healthcare Ltd.; Member, Royal Company
of Archers (Queen's Bodyguard for Scotland); Governor, Kilgraston School;
Member, Court, Abertay University; set up own management consultancy.
Recreations: family; tennis; walking.
Angus Macmillan Douglas was raised near Glamis in Scotland and was
employed for 33 years by British Petroleum plc in roles including Chief
Executive of BP East Africa, Commercial Manager for BP Gas in Europe and
Director of External Affairs for BP Group.
On retirement from BP, he
took up post as Director of the Scottish Blood Transfusion and Tissue
Service and held associated roles as Chairman of the UK Co-ordinating Group
of Blood Services, founder Director of the European Association of Blood
Services and Director of the Common Services Agency of NHS Scotland.
After retiring from the NHS, Angus Macmillan Douglas started with Martin
Gorham, OBE, a management consultancy, which specialised in healthcare
projects in continental Europe, Russia and US. Projects included management
of three EU public health projects, sponsored by the European Commission.
At various times has contributed as:
Resident director of the
East African Trade Association, representing businesses of many
nationalities in the region;
Member of the Governing Council of the
Confederation of British Industry and of its Energy policy Committee;
Board member of the Industry and Parliament Trust, a charity aimed at
improving the understanding between industry and government in UK.
Governor of 2 schools;
Board member of Abertay University, Chair of
its Finance, Estates and People Committee and member of its Chairman’s
Member of the Trust for the Promotion of Transfusion
Research and Education in Scotland.
Chair of Angus Conservative
Association and member of the Executive of the Scottish Conservative
Angus Macmillan Douglas is married with two children
and lives near Forfar.
Having grown up locally I moved overseas and
became a divisional director of BP. On return to Scotland I ran the Scottish
Blood Transfusion Service and was on the Court of Abertay University. I now
want to put something back into the Community and am therefore standing as a
local Councillor for Kirriemuir & Dean.
I am one of your two Scottish
Conservative and Unionist candidates for Kirriemuir & Dean Ward at the Local
Government elections in May 2017.
Douglas of Brigton
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