Senior in-house lawyer Carolyn Jameson is one of eight non-executive directors appointed to the board of the Scottish National Investment Bank, which will launch before the end of the year.

Ms Jameson is currently chief legal officer at Trustpilot, a consumer review platform. Previously she was chief legal officer at Skyscanner, where she led the sale of the business to Ctrip for £1.46bn, and subsequently became head of International M&A for Ctrip. She also sits on the advisory board of Scottish Equity Partners and as a non-executive director on early stage company boards.

The other non-executive directors appointed are Peter Knott, currently a managing director in the Edinburgh office of the Green Investment Group; Jason McGibbon, a specialist in the investment industry; Nicholas Moon, currently a partner at international private equity impact investor LeapFrog Investments; Candida Morley, currently director and head of Governance in UK Government Investments; Dr Jacqueline Redmond, currently non-executive chair of CENSIS (the SME-focused Innovation Centre for Sensing, Imaging & Internet of Things technologies); and Sir Jonathan Taylor, recently retired vice president and management committee member of the European Investment Bank (EIB).

The Scottish National Investment Bank will develop an investment strategy to meet strategic missions set by Scottish ministers, helping create and shape future markets, support innovation and tackle socio-economic challenges in Scotland, and playing a key role in Scotland’s economic recovery post-COVID-19.