Peter Shakeshaft

Chair

Peter Shakeshaft became the Chair of Firstport in June 2017.

Peter Shakeshaft qualified as a chartered accountant and held several senior executive roles before becoming chief executive of the Drambuie Liqueur Group in 1990. In 2000, Peter became chief executive of Archangel Informal Investment Ltd., a post he held until August 2005. Awarded Scottish Business Insider Dealmaker of the Year in 2004, Peter has continued to act as non-executive director or chairman on a number of boards, including the RSNO, LINC Scotland and the Clydesdale Bank Edinburgh IFS as well as a number of early stage companies.