Scottish Financial Enterprise



Former SFE CEO Graeme Jones joins Exizent board

Exizent, the Glasgow-based technology firm, has appointed Graeme Jones, the former CEO of Scottish Financial Enterprise, as a senior adviser to its board.

Published 11 October 2021

Scotland’s attractiveness as a financial services investment destination rises threefold to record high

Scotland continues its decade-long trend as the UK’s most attractive region for financial services foreign direct investment (FDI) outside of London, according to EY’s latest UK Attractiveness Survey for Financial Services.

Published 21 June 2021

Sandy Begbie: Scotland can put global spotlight on green finance

The COP26 summit offers an opportunity for Scotland to put the global spotlight on green finance, writes Sandy Begbie.

Published 16 June 2021

Sandy Begbie: Pandemic has changed the financial services sector at an unparalleled pace

Sandy Begbie, CEO of Scottish Financial Enterprise, discusses the challenges faced by the financial services sector.

Published 9 June 2021

SFE launches five-year strategy for financial services sector

Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE) has launched its five-year strategy for the financial services sector, establishing a range of proposals to drive collaboration across the industry and with both the Scottish and UK governments.

Published 27 May 2021

SFE launches manifesto to support economic recovery through collaboration

Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE), the representative body for Scotland’s financial services industry, has launched its first-ever election manifesto, calling for increased collaboration between business and the next Scottish Government to help drive a fair, inclusive and green recovery.

Published 20 April 2021

Scotland shows strong growth in financial and related professional services exports in 2019

Scotland exported £9.2 billion of financial and related professional services in 2019, an increase of 7.7% from 2018, according to a new report from TheCityUK.

Published 12 November 2020

Scottish Financial Enterprise appoints Sandy Begbie CBE as chief executive

Sandy Begbie CBE has been appointed as the new chief executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise. 

Published 23 September 2020

Scottish Financial Enterprise chief Graeme Jones to retire at end of 2020

Graeme Jones, the chief executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE), has announced that he will be retiring from the role at the end of this year, following five years at the helm of the representative body.

Published 23 June 2020

Scottish Land & Estates appoints Mark Tennant as chairman

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has appointed Mark Tennant as its new chairman.

Published 28 April 2020

RBS Scotland chairman joins board of Scottish Financial Enterprise

Scottish Financial Enterprise has bolstered its ranks with the appointment of RBS chairman in Scotland Malcolm Buchanan as board director.

Published 16 December 2019

Winners at the Scottish Financial Services Awards 2019 announced

FNZ, Morgan Stanley and Skills Development Scotland in partnership with the City of Glasgow College win at the Scottish Financial Services Awards 2019.

Published 25 October 2019

Scottish Financial Enterprise appoints two new directors

Anthony Rafferty and Viva Rudkin have been appointed as the new directors for the board of financial services representative body Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE).

Published 22 October 2019

Canongate Youth is selected as the Scottish Financial Enterprise's charity partner

Edinburgh-based Canongate Youth has been chosen as the charity partner for this year’s Scottish Financial Enterprise Annual Dinner.

Published 10 October 2019

Ten finalists to compete at Scottish Financial Services Awards 2019

Ten companies and individuals have been named as finalists across three categories for the Scottish Financial Services Awards 2019, run by Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE) and sponsored by EY.

Published 12 September 2019