Governance

Boards and Principal & Chief Executive

The SRUC Board and the SAC Commercial Ltd Board are both chaired by Sandy Cumming CBE.

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 Leadership Team (ELT)

  • Principal and Chief Executive - Professor Wayne Powell
  • Managing Director SAC Consulting - Mike Wijnberg
  • Head of Finance - Nancy McGowan
  • Academic Director - Professor Jamie Newbold
  • Director of Commercialisation and Innovation – Colin MacEwan
  • HR Director - Gavin Macgregor

Non-executive SAC Commercial Ltd Board Members

The Chair and members of the SRUC Board and the SAC Commercial Ltd Board can be contacted through the Assistant Company Secretary, Devon Taylor at Devon.Taylor@sruc.ac.uk.

Devon Taylor

Assistant Company Secretary

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

Telephone: 0131 535 4129

E-mail: Devon.Taylor@SRUC.ac.uk