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Gordon Cairns - Board Adviser


Edinburgh Law Graduate
Scottish Chartered Accountant (KPMG)


Reporting to Carbon’s MD, my role is to contribute to the firm’s operational and strategic decision-making, while also mentoring members of Carbon’s senior management team.

Why my job's important:

Carbon want to be the best they can be. I want to use my senior business experience to help them achieve that.

Career history:

Twenty years on the Management Boards of three listed companies in finance, corporate development and general management roles. Fifteen years as an Executive Search Consultant, Mentor and Business Advisor.

Top financial planning tip:

Use Carbon, their professionalism and their integrity are absolute.

Favourite book:

“How to win friends and influence people” by Dale Carnegie - terrible title, but fantastic tips for leading a full and fulfilling life.

Did you know?

Gordon once beat Sir Nick Faldo (yes, at golf).