Colin Buchan, who lives in Edinburgh and Perthshire with his wife and family, was brought up in South Africa by Scottish parents. He had a long international career with UBS Warburg becoming Global Head of Equities and a member of the UBS AG Management Board. He retired from UBS Warburg in 2001 and returned to his Scottish roots. He has been involved in a wide range of activities including having recently been a non-executive Director of RBS, a non-executive Director of Standard Life Group and Chairman of Standard Life Investments, its investment management subsidiary. Among other appointments Colin was also a director of the RSNO for 5 years until 2007.