The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) is an independent company, established by the Scottish Government with a responsibility for delivering value for money across public sector infrastructure investment. SFT operates at arm's length from the Government but works closely with the public sector to seek and deliver improved value for taxpayers.
It's estimated that SFT's work during 2015/16 delivered £146m of net benefits and savings to infrastructure investment in Scotland which was independently validated by Grant Thornton LLP, (a leading financial and business adviser in infrastructure investment), as well as academics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
SFT has a team of over 70 professionals working to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of infrastructure investment in Scotland. The team, drawn from public and private sector backgrounds, have a range of technical, legal and financial skills, and bring extensive commercial expertise in infrastructure financing, procurement and delivery into the public sector.