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Alexander Robertson Martin Barr

Ward: Cordwainer

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Contact information

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 23/03/2017 -

Additional Information

Alex Barr was elected to Court of Common Council in 2017, and represents the constituents of Cordwainer Ward, where he has worked since 2005.


Alex is a Senior Investment Manager at Aberdeen Asset Management. With 20+ years investment management experience across various asset classes, he co-heads Aberdeen’s European Private Equity Portfolio Management Team and has managed (since 2009) Aberdeen Private Equity Fund, a London-listed investment company. He is also involved in managing Alternative assets for UK Local Government Pension Schemes and is a member of Aberdeen’s Pan-Alternatives Investment Committee. Alex has a wide range of governance experience having served on several investment trade associations’ committees, and through leadership of several investment teams.


Alex went to secondary school in Fife and is a graduate of Aberdeen University. Based in the City since 1995, Alex is a member of the Cordwainer Ward Club and a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers.


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