Robert Bertram was a company law partner in a leading Scottish legal firm and a member of the Scottish Law Commission. He serves on the governing bodies of Edinburgh University, the UK Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting and the David Hume Institute. He is a non-executive director of the Weir Group plc and a member of the DTI’s Company Law Review Steering Group. (which does not operate in the UK). He is also Chairman of a family company and Chairman or director of several companies involved in charity work, education and rugby union.
He is a member of the Competition Commission which subsumed the functions of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission (MMC). 
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