Ross Morrison, a successful property developer and ardent supporter, has joined the Board of Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Ross brings a wealth of experience in finance and property development to the club as it restructures and plans for a more sustainable future as a community-focused club. Ross becomes one of six directors – the others being Graham Rae (chairman), Allan Mackenzie (vice-chairman), Alan McPhee, Gordon Fyfe and Liam Dalgarno.
Recently, the club appointed Yvonne Crook as its Chief Executive.
Ross, who is based in Dundee, was educated at Central Primary School, Inverness and Wick High School before embarking on a career in the financial sector, working for the Bank of Scotland, and Standard Life before setting up his own property company in 1995. He has interests in the whisky industry in the form of building and supplying large bonded warehouse space in various parts of Scotland.
He owns several public houses, offices , shops and residential properties and is involved in several ongoing developments - residential and commercial. He is married with four children and has one grand daughter.
Ross said: “I have a very deep and longstanding devotion to Inverness Caley Thistle, through thick and thin, having supported Inverness Thistle from 1974 with my allegiance shifting to ICTFC in 1994. I get to as many games as I can. I take my youngest, Bob, with me. He has never seen us lose!
“I have been impressed with the vision of the directors and have bought into their new Business Plan, which maps out an exciting way forward for our great club as it approaches its 25th anniversary.”
Club Chairman Graham Rae said: “We are delighted to have such a fervent supporter of the team join the board to provide his expertise in finance and property development. These will be great assets for the Board as we create a business that is more sustainable and community-focused.”