The Board of Management was established under the provisions of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992. The Board has a duty to strategically manage the College to ensure that it provides suitable and efficient education to its students.
The Board consists of a maximum of 16 members, including the Principal, 2 Staff members (teaching and non-teaching) and 1 Student Member. The remainder comprise those with experience in industrial, commercial, professional or employment matters.
Members of the Board serve on a voluntary basis, without remuneration. Mainly they are appointed for 4 years of office and may serve a maximum of 2 terms. The Board normally meets 4 or 5 times per year. Its work is supported by a number of Committees including Finance, HR (Including Nomination) , Strategic Planning, Audit and Remuneration.
Our current Chairman is Hugh Hall. Hugh was appointed as Chairman of the Board on 1 September 2009. He is Chief Operating Officer with the University of Strathclyde Glasgow and was former Chief Financial Officer with Scottish Enterprise. He has also held a number of senior posts in the public sector including Audit Scotland, Visit Scotland, the Scottish Funding Council and the Scottish Executive.
Under the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc.(Scotland) Act 2000, Board Members are required to comply with a Code of Conduct including the maintenance of a Register of Interests. The Register is held by the Depute Clerk to the Board of Management and may be inspected by contacting the College executive office.