Derek Shaw

Commercial Director, Scottish Enterprise

Derek Shaw is Commercial Director within Scottish Enterprise and leads the team that delivers key strategic programmes and projects aligned with those economic opportunity areas where Scotland has a leading international competitive advantage in areas around the Digital Economy, Health & Wealth, Low Carbon & High Value Manufacturing.

As Commercial Director, Derek is responsible for fostering a commercial approach to Scottish Enterprise’s operations, including maximising opportunities to leverage external public and private sector investment to support the delivery of those opportunity areas.

Prior to this, Derek was Head of Investment within the Growth Investment team (formerly the Scottish Investment Bank) and led the teams responsible for portfolio management, debt products, project & risk management and business support functions. Derek is a member of Scottish Enterprise’s leadership group.