Ken Ross OBE

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GSA Development Board of Trustees


Mackintosh Building
at The Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh Building


Ken Ross

Ken is Chair of the GSA Development Trust and a Governor of the Glasgow School of Art. He currently has interests in affordable housing, renewable energy, commercial and residential property and is the CEO of Ross Developments & Renewables.
Ken was President of the Scottish Housebuilders Association in 1987/1988 and was a founding Director of Homes for Scotland. He went on to become Chairman of the Scottish Property Federation. Ken was a member of the Sullivan Committee advising the Scottish Ministers on a low carbon strategy for Scotland and is now actively involved in sustainability and renewable projects throughout Scotland.
In 2007, he was awarded an OBE for his services to the Construction Industry.
Ken was invited to join the National Economic Forum and subsequently appointed to the Housing Policy Advisory Board, advising Scottish Ministers on housing matters in Scotland. He serves on the Housing Policy and Delivery Group. He is a Member of the Executive Committee of SCDI and sits on the Policy Board of the SPF. He also Chairs an International Charitable Trust involved in projects in Malawi.
He also serves on the Development Board for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow. In 2015 he was appointed as a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire
In his limited free time, Ken enjoys gardening, travel, reading and fishing.

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