After graduating with a Batchelor of Arts degree in Accountancy, Colin Burnett subsequently qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
Colin was appointed Group Finance Director of The Moredun Group in June 2000 where he is responsible for the group finance function and is a member of the Senior Management Group and Chairman’s Executive Committee. Colin is a Past President of East and Midlothian Chamber of Commerce, a former Council Member of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce and he is the Vice-Chairman of the Business Partnership Limited (formerly the Midlothian Enterprise Trust) and Chairman of its Finance Committee. He is a member of the Charities Expert Panel of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, having previously served on its Lothian, Borders and Central Area Committee.
Colin has many years’ experience of serving on the boards of, or acting as an advisor to, charities and commercial companies.