Robbie Clyde has been hired to head up EventScotland (Edinburgh), effective April 9. Clyde currently serves as regional director in Southern Europe at Scottish Development International, which oversees Scotland’s investment and export strategy. Clyde previously worked with EventScotland as project director of the 2014 Ryder Cup.

“I’d like to congratulate Robbie on his appointment as the new head of EventScotland,” said Paul Bush OBE, EventScotland’s director of events. “He brings a wealth of major events and tourism experience and, having worked with Robbie previously to deliver the Ryder Cup 2014, I know he will be a valuable addition not only to EventScotland but to the whole Scottish events industry.”