Ian Yuill is Scottish Liberal Democrat councillor for the Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill and Ruthrieston areas (ward 11) of Aberdeen.
Ian was brought up and continues to live locally and has been a councillor for our area for over 23 years. Before his election as a councillor Ian was a member of Braeside and Mannofield Community Council for many years. He was the first ever Chairman of Airyhall Community Centre.
Ian is Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Aberdeen City Council and was Deputy Leader of the Council between 2003 and 2007. Ian has served as Convener of Aberdeen City Council’s Environment and Infrastructure Committee (2003-2007) and Finance and Resources Committee (2012). Ian was Chair of NESTRANS – the statutory transport partnership for Aberdeen City and Shire from 2011 to 2012.
Ian was re-elected to represent Mannofield, Airyhall, Braeside, Broomhill, Garthdee, Kaimhill and Ruthrieston in May 2017 with 2,458 first preference votes.
Ian’s first priority remains working for our local community and standing up for local people. He is always happy to assist residents with problems and complaints. Ian holds regular local surgeries and can be contacted by phone, e-mail or post at any time.
Ian has a particular interest in transport and the environment.
Ian is a regular attender at meetings of Ashley & Broomhill Community Council, Braeside & Mannofield Community Council, Garthdee Community Council, Ruthrieston Residents Association, Ruthrieston Community Centre Management Committee and Inchgarth Community Centre Management Committee.
A business studies graduate of the Robert Gordon Institute of Technology in Aberdeen, Ian has experience of working in both the private and third sectors. Ian was formerly a member of the senior management team of one of Scotland’s largest charities.
Ian is a Chartered Marketer and Member of both the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Chartered Institute of Public Relations. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) and the Chartered Management Institute. Ian is a Common Purpose ‘graduate’.
Ian is a governor of Robert Gordon’s College.