We are delighted to announce that Neil Logan, Incremental’s CEO has joined the Board of Glasgow Economic Leadership.

Founded in 2011, to review recommendations made by the Glasgow Economic Commission, Glasgow Economic Leadership (GEL) is made up of business leaders from across the private, public and academic sectors in Glasgow – all of whom are highly regarded as amongst the best in their fields.

Glasgow Economic Leadership provides independent leadership and direction to the economic development activity in Glasgow and champions the implementation of the recommendations made by the Glasgow Economic Commission. The Group act as a senior advisory body to Glasgow City Council and national bodies such as Scottish Enterprise and Skills Development Scotland.

The Glasgow Economic Leadership is co-chaired by Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal of the University of Strathclyde and Councillor Susan Aitken, Leader of Glasgow City Council. A key recommendation of the Glasgow Economic Commission was that economic development efforts in Glasgow should be focused on sectors that have the potential to generate a catalytic impact to wealth and employment creation.

These key sectors are:

  • Creative Industries
  • Digital
  • Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Financial & Business Services
  • Life Sciences
  • Tourism
  • Higher & Further Education

Neil Logan joins the influential group to represent the digital sector, a fast-growing industry in the city of Glasgow. Regarding his appointment Neil, CEO and co-founder of Incremental said “I am delighted to have joined Glasgow Economic Leadership to represent the digital industry. I am excited to be working with such well respected and experienced individuals to help grow my home city’s economy and boost the digital sector.”

Kevin Kane, Executive Director of GEL said ”Neil’s appointment is a great addition to the Board of Glasgow Economic Leadership and reinforces the importance GEL places on Glasgow’s growing digital and tech sector. Neil’s drive and determination will bring clarity and focus to further develop and attract investment into this vital sector of the Glasgow economy.”