Name:

Bob Downes

Job Title:

Trustee

Department:

GSA Development Board of Trustees

Image:

Mackintosh Building
at The Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh Building

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Bob Downes

Bob Downes is Chair of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. He was an executive director with BT Group, initially in Scotland as BT Scotland Director , followed by a number of senior UK positions including Openreach. He is also a non –executive director with the Scottish Government.

Since 2011 he has set up the Innovation Centre for Sensor Technology in Glasgow; chairs the board of Global Surface Intelligence (a Scottish big data start-up) and is a non-executive director with Kube Networks (a telecommunications services business). He is a trustee of Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Appeal and a board member of Cryptic [ the innovative arts production house]

He is a former director of Scottish Enterprise and of Conran Roche, the pioneering urban regeneration consultancy in London during the 1990s.