Gordon previously held positions as Chair of the Scottish Tourist Board from 1998-2001, Chair of the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre from 1984-1989. He has also worked as a Member of Court at the University of Glasgow and as a Member of the Scottish Development Agency. 
Register of interests
- Weir Group - engineering firm involved in the fracking industry in the UK.
- Royal Bank of Scotland
- Lord Gordon of Strathblane www.parliament.uk, accessed 5 December 2014