Brian Wilson is the Chair of Centre for Energy Policy's Advisory Group. He is a former UK Energy Minister, and continues to serve as a Privy Councillor and UK Business Ambassador. A journalist by trade, he spent 18 years as Labour MP for Cunninghame North and held five Ministerial posts.
Since leaving politics in 2005, he has written extensively on energy issues. Brian and his family live on the Isle of Lewis. As chairman of Harris Tweed Hebrides, he was named UK Global Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors in 2012. He chairs Havana Energy, a joint venture with Cuba, and is a director of Celtic Football Club.