Scottish Borders

Business Gateway Scottish Borders was established in 2001 to help support individuals and businesses with quality, practical advice, guidance and information. By assisting new and developing businesses, we can contribute to the Scottish Borders' diverse and dynamic economy by offering the following services.


Business Adviser


Working within the Growth team, Alan works with any business considering growth and expansion, and specialises in the area of finance and funding. Prior to joining Business Gateway in 2014 Alan was freelance with Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce where he was responsible for recruiting new members, and before this he has worked within the Banking industry as a Business Manager. During his career, Alan has advised hundreds of businesses on a large variety of subjects combining his practical experience as well as theory to the role to help them achieve their full potential, and overcome challenges along the way. In his spare time, Alan is a keen golfer who enjoys travelling especially to Australia where his daughter now resides.

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Business Gateway Borders

Tower Mill
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01835 818 215

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday

09:00 to 17:00