Colin Robertson

Chief Executive

Colin Robertson

Since joining Alexander Dennis Ltd (ADL) in April 2007, Colin has led the company’s transition from a predominantly UK-focused business to an international player in the bus and coach sector. 

Under Colin’s leadership ADL has grown rapidly, with annual sales revenues in the region of £600m.  A commitment to delivering customer-centric solutions and a focus on international expansion, while maintaining a domestic market leadership position have been central to this successful, sustained growth trajectory.

Colin has over 36 years of senior international manufacturing experience gained from leading global companies including Cummins, Case and latterly Terex Corporation where he held the roles of Executive VP of Global Operations and President of the $2bn Construction Division.

Colin’s significant achievements have been recognised by Entrepreneurial Scotland, of which he was appointed Chair in summer 2018.

Since joining Alexander Dennis Ltd (ADL) in April 2007, Colin has led the company’s transition from a predominantly UK-focused business to an international player in the bus and coach sector. 

Under Colin’s leadership ADL has grown rapidly, with annual sales revenues in the region of £600m.  A commitment to delivering customer-centric solutions and a focus on international expansion, while maintaining a domestic market leadership position have been central to this successful, sustained growth trajectory. 

Colin has over 36 years of senior international manufacturing experience gained from leading global companies including Cummins, Case and latterly Terex Corporation where he held the roles of Executive VP of Global Operations and President of the $2bn Construction Division.

Colin’s significant achievements have been recognised by Entrepreneurial Scotland, of which he was appointed Chair in summer 2018.