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The Scottish Licensed Trade Association is governed by a Non-Executive Board and consists of a Chairperson; SLTA President; SLTA Vice President; SLTA Treasurer; two members from the SLTA Regional Council appointed by the SLTA Regional Council and a maximum of 5 individuals appointed based on their skills set in fields such as Legal, Corporate, Multi-operator, Training, Communications and Public Relations. The Non-Executive Board has the responsibility for the long term national strategy of the Association.

The SLTA Regional Council embraces the local and regional Associations and was formed with the remit of ensuring communication with the wider membership and bringing forward issues of national significance to the Board. Each Regional Administrative Area has a maximum of 3 representatives on the Regional Council and meets a minimum of 3 times a year.

The Current members of the SLTA Regional Council are:-

SLTA President Graham Blaikie, 10 Whitecraig Road, Whitecraig, Musselburgh, EH21 8PG.
SLTA Vice President Murray, Mackays Hotel, Union Street, Wick, KW1 5ED.
SLTA Treasurer, Mike Kinnaird, Bugsy Brown’s, Windmill Brae, Aberdeen, AB11 6HU.

INVERNESS & HIGHLAND REGION
John Shearer, Morangie Hotel, Morangie Road, Tain, IV19 1PY.
Pep Sheperd, The Old Market Inn, 32 Church Street, Inverness, IV1 1EH.
Robert Sutherland, Waterfront Nightclub, 4 The Shore, Wick, KW1 4JW.

NORTH EAST REGION
Graham Forbes, Taboo Scotland Ltd., 3 Castlehill Road, Forres, IV36 1NW.
Dave Hill, Station Hotel, 2 Brander Street, Burghead, Elgin, IV30 5UD.

SOUTH EAST REGION
Marshall Bain, Queen Charlotte Rooms, Queen Charlotte Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 7ET.
Jane Corrigan, Jeremiah’s Taproom, 7-8 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA.
Roddy Mackay, The Central Bar, 6 – 8 Northgate, Peebles, EH45 8RS.

SOUTH WEST REGION
Brian Armstrong, Chancers Nightclub, 25 Munches Street, Dumfries, DG1 1ET.
Stewart Clarkson, The Stables, Ardayre Road, Prestwick, KA9 1QL.
Jim Hughes, Hugo’s 4 Bath Place, Moffat, DG10 9HJ.

STRATHCLYDE REGION
Jim Clancy, 5 Melrose Gardens, Uddingston, G71 5QY.
Alistair Don, c/o S.L.T.A. C.B.C. House, 24 Canning Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EG.
Billy Gold, Heilan Jessie, 374-378 Gallowgate, Glasgow, G4 0TX .

TAYFORTH REGION
John Black, The Fort Bar, 58 Fort Street, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2AB.
David Glass, Doc Ferry’s Bar, 66 Union Street, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2AU.
Sheena Thomson, The Vaults, 2 Reform Street, Monifeith, DD5 4AB.

Colin Wilkinson – SLTA Managing Director

Although Colin Wilkinson’s working career began in Civil Engineering, as a technician, on leaving School in 1978, the threat of redundancy led him to accept what was to have been…

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Graham Blaikie – SLTA President

Graham is the owner of the multi award-winning Mercat Grill, a bar and restaurant in East Lothian and has been working in the industry for over two decades and for…

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