- Professor Alan Bundy. Professor of Automated Reasoning, University of Edinburgh. For services to Computing Science. Grange.
- Professor Niall Lothian. Adjunct Professor, INSEAD. For services to Corporate and Civic Governance in Scotland. Newington.
- Professor Stuart Haszeldine, FRSE. Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh. For services to Climate Change Technologies.
- Gordon Alexander MacKinlay, President of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons. For services to Paediatric Surgery (Sick Kids in Sciennes). (From Balerno)