Colin Robertson

Vice Chair at NFI Group

Colin Robertson has over 30 years of operational and senior leadership experience in global manufacturing, including 13 years as CEO of Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL). During his tenure, Colin transformed ADL into a UK market leader as well as the global leader for double deck buses, through a relentless focus on customer experience and combining operational excellence, innovative products and best-in-class aftermarket support. Colin also led ADL’s entry to zero-emission transportation and evolution to becoming a technology leader, driven by a focus on improving air quality around the globe. In recognition of his achievements, Colin received Director of the Year from the UK-based Institute of Directors, as well as the EY award for Entrepreneurship and Outstanding Achievement. He was also appointed Chair of Entrepreneurial Scotland in summer 2018. Colin previously held executive leadership roles with Cummins, Case, and Terex Corporation. He has qualifications in Mechanical and Production Engineering, and studied at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois.


  • Vice Chair

    Current role