Governance

Boards and Principal & Chief Executive

The SRUC Board and the SAC Commercial Ltd Board are both chaired by Patrick Machray OBE.

The Principal and Chief Executive of SRUC is Professor Wayne Powell.

About the SRUC and SAC Commercial Ltd Boards

Academic and government funded not-for-profit business is conducted through SRUC, while commercial (for profit) activities are conducted through SAC Commercial Limited.

Current Board Committees include: Academic Board, Appointments & Remuneration, Audit & Risk and Finance & General Purposes. The SAC Consulting Division’s business is addressed by the SAC Commercial Limited Board.

The members of the SRUC Board and the SAC Commercial Ltd Board are listed below.

Executive Management Team (EMT)

  • Principal and Chief Executive - Professor Wayne Powell
  • Deputy Principal and Chief Executive - Janet Swadling
  • Interim Vice Principal Research - Professor Alistair Stott
  • Managing Director SAC Consulting - Mike Wijnberg
  • Head of Education - David James
  • Head of Finance - Nancy McGowan

The Chair and members of the SRUC Board and the SAC Commercial Ltd Board can be contacted through the Deputy Company Secretary, Helen Howden at helen.howden@sruc.ac.uk.

Helen Howden

Deputy Company Secretary

Address: Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG.

Telephone: 01315354433

E-mail: helen.howden@sruc.ac.uk