Scotland has over 300 years of financial services experience with a great track record of collaboration with peers and supporting services.
Since its inception, the SIO has played an important and successful role in shaping the Scottish Financial Services Ecosystem, ensuring that Investment Operations has:
This has been achieved through an action focused programme, overseen by a mix of industry experts at Board level and from our wider membership, providing:
SIO was created to support significant Inward Investment to Scotland, from global organisations, to ensure job roles were created and that the potential from these roles maximised. In 2017, there was an estimated:
Over the years the Investment Operations business has evolved and expanded in Scotland, with deep and varied skills from:
Scotland has a strong talent pipeline and this ensures we have the people with the correct skills and traits to deliver against todays agenda(s), who are also ready to maximise the future opportunities, locally and globally, that Artificial Intelligence, FinTech and Robotics will present us.
The SIO community and agenda is positioned well to support the strategic direction of our industry, by actively driving initiatives that will ensure our resource capabilities retain their currency and so that our respective organisations, can support/attract new business to Scotland.