SQA Advisory Council

The Advisory Council's primary role is to consider and advise SQA on the needs and views of our stakeholders in relation to our qualifications and awards. This advice helps us to develop, maintain and deliver our portfolio.

Advisory Council Members

Dr Paul Thomson

Dr Paul Thomson
(Convenor)

Roger Stewart

Mr Roger Stewart
(Deputy Convenor)

Andy Wright

Andy Wright
Vice Principla Learning and Skills

Hugh McCafferty

Hugh McCafferty
Regional Delivery Manager, ConstructionSkills 

Grant Ritchie

Grant Ritchie
Depute Principal,
Dundee College

Alan Dick

Alan Dick
Head Teacher, Port Glasgow High School

Lorna Trainer

Lorna Trainer
Director, L&G Learning (Scotland) Ltd

John Oates

John Oates
Manager,
BRAG Enterprises Ltd

Eileen Prior

Eileen Prior,
Executive Director,
SPTC

Jenny Rees

Jenny Rees
Consultant

John Edwards

John Edward,
Director of SCIS

Maureen McKenna

Maureen McKenna,
Executive Director of Education,
Glasgow City Council

Gordon McGuiness

Gordon McGuiness,
Head of Industry &
Enterprise Networks,
Skills Development Scotland

Eric Lumsden

Eric Lumsden,
Member (West Lothian representative),
National Parent Forum

Helen Martin

Helen Martin,
Assistant Secretary,
STUC

Helen Gray

Helen Gray,
Head Teacher,
Menzieshill High School, Dundee