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  • John has extensive experience across the private and public sectors. In addition to being our Chairman, John is also Chair of NQC Ltd and Vicast Limited.

  • Donald Boyd is a partner and chartered accountant in Campbell Dallas, a firm of Independent Accountants specialising in Audit and Commercial Advisory.

  • Robin Crawford is a law graduate of Glasgow University and a Chartered Accountant. He was an adviser to SDS prior to his appointment to the SDS Board.

  • Paul McKelvie has held senior positions within the private sector having served as Director of ScottishPower Learning and Corporate Responsibility between 2000 and 2007.

  • Willie Mackie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and brings to the board a background in the Ayrshire and Arran area and in the college sector.

  • Christine has extensive senior-level experience in the education sector.

  • Seonag Mackinnon has had a lifelong interest in the welfare of young people.

  • An Aberdeen University law graduate and Partner in the top ten Scottish law firm, Morton Fraser, Fiona leads the Family Law Team in its Glasgow office.

  • Grahame Smith is the General Secretary of the Scottish TUC, a position he has held since 2006.

  • Caroline Stuart has held the post of Scotland Director for Oracle Corporation Ltd since 2009. Caroline sits on various boards and committees in Scotland including on the Board of E Skills, Scotland IS, the New Engineering Foundation (NEF) and Career Academy UK.

  • Graeme Waddell is Chairman of Energen Biogas, a renewable energy company which he has recently established.

  • Damien has over 16 years' experience in economic and social initiatives in Glasgow. He was previously Chief Executive of the Scottish University for Industry and the Govan Initiative.