University of Edinburgh Business School
Hinterland: Art, Business and Leadership—An Address by Benny Higgins
November 13, 2019

CSL recently hosted a well-attended evening with Benny Higgins, Honorary Professor in the University of Edinburgh Business School.

Benny is one of Scotland’s best-known businessmen and currently chair of Buccleuch Estates, Scottish National Galleries, Kyckr, and AAB Wealth. He recently led the Scottish National Investment Bank project, reporting to Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.

Benny’s talk drew together the arts and business, illustrating the commercial aspects of art—such as Damian Hirst’s entrepreneurial successes—and the broader insights that artists can provide to the human experience of leadership.

MBA students and the general public attended the lecture, which was very well received.