SWA Departments

01 Feb 2018

The Scotch Whisky Association has five different departments working to advance the global interests and profile of Scotch Whisky, our members and of the industry as a whole.

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focusing on domestic and operational issues and policies: including tax, industrial strategy and alcohol/society


handling all of the trade and market work, and includes a new Brexit Unit.


tackling infringements, providing guidance on compliance, and working on the regulatory framework that governs Scotch.

Strategy & Communications

leading on political engagement, and communications strategy. Also responsible for our economics unit, member services and IT/information management.

Corporate Services

covering finance and administration, and home to all SWA support staff.