Robert Andrew Fulton (born 6 February 1944) was appointed chairman of the Scottish Conservative Party in February 2008. Fulton was previously a member of HM Diplomatic Service from 1968-1999 with postings in Saigon, Rome, East Berlin, Oslo, the UK mission to the UN in New York, and finally Washington DC.
Amongst a number of non-executive and advisory roles since 1999, Fulton is Honorary President (formerly founding Chairman) of the Scottish North American Business Council. In the security and investigations sector, he has occupied senior roles with Control Risks, Armor Group, Memex Technology, IndigoVision and GPW Ltd.
Fulton is currently Chairman of Validate ID Ltd and of GloblMed Ltd.
In 1967 he captained Glasgow University golf team to victory in the British Universities Championship at Royal Troon and won the individual stroke play medal himself. A former champion and Captain of Rothesay Golf Club (1966) he tied for the championship at Saigon Golf Club (1971) and won the club championship at Olgiata Golf Club in Rome (1974).
In 2000, while a visiting professor at the Glasgow University School of Law, he stepped down as a member of the Lockerbie Trial Briefing Unit, responsible for briefing media on the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing trial, after speculation about his previous role in British Intelligence.
In 2012 he was appointed to the international advisory board of International Street Papers (INSP).
- Alan Cochrane and Auslan Cramb (9 February 2008). "Former spy in line for top Scottish Tory job". The Telegraph.
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