ICOE 2016 | Fergus Ewing MSP, The Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism, Keynote Speech


Mr Ewing was born in Glasgow in September 1957 and was educated at Edinburgh’s Loretto School and then attended Glasgow University. He was elected as MSP for Inverness East, Nairn & Lochaber in 1999 and re-elected in 2003 and 2007. Prior to being elected, he ran his own law practice and developed SNP policy on small business and other matters as well as serving on the party’s national executive. He has served on a number of Scottish Parliament committees including the Subordinate Legislation Committee, Enterprise and Lifelong Learning, Finance, Local Government and Transport committee and was previously Shadow Minister for Transport, Tourism & Telecommunications.