About us

Scotland Branch



The Scotland Branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers is, geographically, the largest of the UK Branches and has been a branch of the Institute since 1924.

The Scotland Branch supported the Institute in the creation of the Offshore course, which is now a successful part of the Institute's world renowned education syllabus.

The Branch Management Committee meet quarterly and, among other aspects of business, are heavily involved in student development and liaison.

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (Scotland Branch)

Chair Emma Ritchie, MICS
Secretary Graeme Nimmo, FICS
Treasurer Trevor Boyes, FICS
Alex Apostolou, FICS
Brian Dooley, MICS
John Halcrow, FICS
Innes Macleod, MICS



The future of your branch looks bright, in 2015 the Scotland branch had four new members elected having completed their PQE, one member re-elected and two members promoted to fellowship.

In April 2015, the Scotland branch had The branch has 75 members and a sound student base from which to grow and develop.

Next year will be a key year in the revitalisation of your branch and we hope that as a Scotland branch member you will participate in some form - whether that is volunteering to assist with one of the projects, attending a meeting, simply sharing your views and thoughts on your branch or attending one of the events. This is your branch and we need your help to make it special again.