Robert Collier joined Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce as Chief Executive in April 2009. Prior to this he was an independent consultant, Marketing Director of Parkdeen Holidays, Managing Director of RGIT in Aberdeen and the CEO of Tourism South-East (where he was also a board member of Culture SE.). He is a member of the Board and Council of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce; a member of the Boards of Aberdeen Inspired and ACHT; and sits on the Energetica and Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) steering groups, as well as a variety of other groups and committees. The Chamber is actively engaged in the re-invigoration of the cultural sector in Aberdeen with RGU, ACC and other stakeholders. AGCC won the UK Chamber of the year in 2014.