Keith Cochrane is the former Chief Executive of The Weir Group
PLC, a global engineering solutions provider. He joined the
Group as Finance Director in July 2006 and was appointed Chief
Executive in November 2009.
Following a number of years at Arthur Andersen, Keith joined
Stagecoach Group plc in 1993. He became the Group's Finance
Director in 1996 and Chief Executive in 2000. He joined
Scottish Power plc in 2003 and served as Director of Group
In 2015, Keith was appointed as the UK Government's Lead
Non-Executive Director for the Scotland Office and Office of the
Advocate General. He is a Chartered Accountant and a member
of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Keith
was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2016.