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Euan Clark being elected President at the 2023 SBF AGM

Euan Clark Elected SBF President at 2023 AGM  

Euan Clark from Ashleigh (Scotland) Ltd, based in Prestwick, was elected as the President of the Scottish Building Federation at the 2023 Annual General Meeting which was held on the afternoon of Thursday 1 June 2023 in Glasgow.  

Euan replaces the Immediate Past President, Greig MacLeod of MacLeod Construction Ltd based in Lochgilphead, who held the post since 2021.  

Euan is the Commercial Director with Ashleigh and started off his career as an Apprentice QS with Barr Construction in 1990, gaining his BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying and working for several companies including Dawn Construction and Melville Dundas before joining Ashleigh in 2004.   

Ashleigh (Scotland) Limited was established in 2001 as a main contractor, covering a diverse range of sectors, mainly operating within the South West and Central Scotland. The Company maintains a positive and pro-active approach delivering continuity and stability over the years, achieved with a focus on quality workmanship and investment in skills and training.  

Euan was previously a Board Director of SBF and sat on the Contractors Legal Group under the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT).     

Commenting on the appointment, SBF Managing Director Vaughan Hart said “I am delighted to welcome Euan Clark as the new President of the Scottish Building Federation. I have worked with Euan for many years and know the knowledge, skills and experience he will bring to the role.”  

“I also want to thank Greig MacLeod for his services as SBF President. His assistance and guidance was invaluable in steering the organisation through the latter stages of the Covid pandemic, representing the building and construction sector through different economic and policy challenges.”  

SBF President Euan Clark said: “I have been an active member of the SBF for over a decade and know the critical role the organisation plays in representing its Members, who form one of the most important parts of the Scottish business sector.”  

 “Although these are challenging and uncertain times, I will make sure that SBF will continue to support its Members, representing their interests in critical issues such as skills, apprenticeships and green jobs. With the resilience, innovation and determination SBF Members have shown, I know we can work together to overcome difficulties and look to the future with optimism.” 

Graham Kelly (Thomas Johnstone Ltd) and Mike Smith (WBS Keillor Ltd) both retired from the SBF Board following many years of dedicated service to which the Federation are very grateful. Both directors were formally thanked for their dedication and support at the Annual General Meeting.   

Michael Hillman (Thomas Johnstone Ltd) was also elected to the Board for the first time.