SQA Board of Management

The SQA Board of Management has a collective responsibility for ensuring that SQA’s statutory functions and Scottish Government policies and priorities are being fulfilled and that the use of resources is appropriate and effective. The Board of Management members offer a range of expertise across the Scottish education and business sectors and are by Ministerial appointment.

The main opportunity for Board members to influence and contribute to the workings of SQA is through formal Board meetings.

David Middleton

Mr David Middleton
Chair, SQA

Fiona Robertson

Ms Fiona Robertson
Chief Executive

Anna Davis

Mrs Anna Davis
Management Consultant and Executive Coach

Seán Hagney

Mr Seán Hagney
Head Teacher, St John's RC Academy

Jane Handley

Mrs Jane Handley
Former Head of Centre, Edinburgh College

Wendy Mayne

Dr Wendy Mayne
Senior Lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University

Hamish McKay

Mr Hamish McKay
Former Chief Internal Auditor, University of Edinburgh

Grahame Smith

Mr Grahame Smith
Former General Secretary, Scottish Trades Union Congress

Ken Thomson

Dr Ken Thomson
Principal and Chief Executive, Forth Valley College

Minutes of the board

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