- Alfie Baron
Mr Frost will also step down from his role as chief executive of the Scottish Whisky Association (SWA). It is understood that SWA deputy chief executive Julie Hesketh-Laird will assume Mr Frost's role until a new chief executive is appointed.
Mr Frost was one of a group of experts assembled by Nicola Sturgeon in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. Mr Frost had previously urged the UK government "to bring clarity to the transition to Brexit as soon as possible".
David Frost starts his new role with Boris Johnson on 4th November.