Neil Amner became President of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce in January 2016 and chairs Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Economic Advisory Group.
From a background in commercial property work, Neil has developed a strong track record as one of Scotland’s leading transport, environmental and parliamentary lawyers. He is known for pragmatic commercial as well as detailed legal advice.
Neil is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport UK, a member of the European Aviation Law Association and acts as general counsel to the European Freight & Logistics Leaders Forum.
His transport practise encompasses contractual and regulatory aspects of rail (passenger and freight), tram, roads, logistics, bus / coach, aviation, ferry and short sea shipping and harbours operational and infrastructure matters.
Neil is a member of the Law Society of Scotland's Environmental Law Committee, the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association and a Director of the Glasgow Building Preservation Trust.
Neil was educated at The Glasgow Academy and The University of Glasgow.
He is an "Iron Man" distance triathlete and member of Fusion Triathlon Club and Giffnock North Amateur Athletics Club.