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WHO WE ARE ....

The Glamis Consultancy Ltd. is owned and managed by Dr. Colin J. Smith.

Colin graduated with a Ph.D. Doctorate in Biological Sciences, from the University of Glasgow in 1986, followed by a Master of Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde Graduate Business School, in 1992.

Since 1986, his career has taken him in some interesting directions, including

* R&D within a major global pharmaceutical company

* Nine years economic development experience in Scottish Enterprise including key roles in major projects in Glasgow and Edinburgh

* Nine years as Chief Executive Officer of Angus & Dundee Tourist Board

* Experience in private sector consultancy between 2005 and 2007.

* Director and Principal Consultancy of The Glamis Consultancy since January 2007

The Glamis Consultancy specialises in economic development, with a focus on tourism, leisure and the service sector. The company's depth of experience has been created through Colin's roles in both the public and private sectors, combined with a scientific background and an enthusiastic and innovative approach to projects.


The Glamis Consultancy is at the centre of a network of associates, each of whose expertise complements Colin's "in house" knowledge of tourism and economic development in general. The basic values of The Glamis Consultancy - action based upon evidence - are shared by our associates who form a formidable pool of talent to bring to our varied project challenges.

Colin is well networked - being a member of several national and local organisations including:

* The Tourism Society
* The Tourism Management Institute (TMI)
* The Market Research Society
* The Scottish Tourism Alliance
* Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce
* Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA)

The Glamis Consultancy has undertaken work for client groups, organisations and individual businesses in the public, private and voluntary sectors and we look forward to talking to you about your requirements.