Andrew Wilson

Politician

1970 –

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Who is Andrew Wilson?

Andrew Wilson, born in Lanark, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, 1970 is a former Member of the Scottish Parliament.

Whilst attending the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, he was elected Vice President of the Students Association and became National Convener of the Scottish National Party student organisation, the Federation of Student Nationalists. He joined the Government Economic Service after graduation, serving with the Forestry Commission and Scottish Office, and in 1996 he started work at SNP Headquarters, Edinburgh, as a researcher to the Director of Business for Scotland, before entering employment with the Royal Bank of Scotland as a business economist in 1997.

Elected in first election to the newly re-established Scottish Parliament he was elected as one of five SNP MSPs to represent Central Scotland through the Additional Members System.

Whilst an MSP he served variously in the Shadow Cabinet as the SNP Finance, Economy, Lifelong Learning and Transport Spokesperson.

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Born
1970
Lanark
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Education
  • University of Strathclyde

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on July 23, 2013

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