On the night

9th May 2019

Glasgow Science Centre


Black tie

Running Order

6.30pm - Champagne reception & showcase

7.00pm - Guests seated

7.15pm - Welcome

7.30pm - Dinner

9.15pm - Awards 1-5

9.45pm - Guest Speaker

10.15pm - Awards 6-10

11.00pm - Carriages


Jim McColl

Jim McColl

One of Scotland’s leading entrepreneurs for almost 25 years, Jim has presided over a significant turnaround in the fortunes of engineering in Scotland and throughout the UK. He has breathed new life into the industry having risen from an engineering apprentice to the head of a global Scottish engineering business.

In 1992 Jim bought 29.9% of a small Scottish engineering company, Clyde Blowers plc, which had a full listing on the London Stock Exchange. Today Clyde Blowers has developed into a truly global portfolio of 83 Companies in 27 different countries, employing 5,000 people around the world and has become one of the foremost European Engineering Industrial Investors.