Sir Kenneth Calman, Board Chair, is Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, a former chairman of the National Trust for Scotland and led a review into Scottish devolution — the Calman Commission. He previously served as Deputy Chair of the British Library. He held the position of Chief Medical Officer in both Scotland and England in the 1990s.
Fiona Robertson, Vice-Chair, is currently Head of Public Service Reform, Culture and Community Development at Perth and Kinross Council. Her responsibilities include culture, sport, community planning and empowerment. She is leading the bid for Perth to become UK City of Culture 2021.
Noreen Adams is Head of Metadata at the BBC, responsible for promoting and developing metadata standards that enable audiences to access BBC broadcast services.
Ruth Crawford QC was admitted as a member of the Faculty of Advocates in 1993 and appointed Queen's Counsel in 2008. She has a wide-ranging public law practice and a wealth of experience in planning and environmental law. She was a Curator of the Advocates Library for four years.
Helen Durndell retired from the post of University Librarian at the University of Glasgow in 2015 and has many years of senior level experience of delivering change within libraries and archives, together with experience of leadership in collaborative organisations within this sector.
Dianne Haley is an experienced interim manager with strong strategic, programme and financial skills gained in programme leadership roles across the public, private and charity sectors.
Simon Learoyd recently retired after a 35-year career in financial services, most recently at CYBG PLC.
Iain Marley is CEO of hub West Scotland and a chartered accountant. His experience was gained in senior roles and from the delivery of complex property, technology and business transformation projects across a range of sectors, including broadcasting, education, manufacturing and food and drink.
Sir Neil McIntosh is a former Chief Executive of Strathclyde Regional Council and has experience in industry, local government and public service management.
Adrienne Scullion is Pro Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen's University Belfast, and Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow.
Amina Shah is Assistant Director at St Andrews University Library and a Visiting Professor at Robert Gordon University's School of Cultural and Creative Business. She was previously Director of Programme at Scottish Book Trust and Deputy Head of Dundee City Libraries. A former CEO of the Scottish Library and Information Council, she led on the development of the first National Strategy for Public Libraries in Scotland. With over 20 years' experience in the sector, she has a strong interest in diversity and inclusion and the role libraries, literature and culture play in empowering individuals and communities.
Melissa Terras is Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage and Director of Digital Scholarship at the University of Edinburgh's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Her work focuses on using computational techniques to enable research in the humanities that would otherwise be impossible.
Carmel Teusner has a background in organisational development and brings global business and consulting experience, spanning a broad range of industries and sectors. She has held senior management roles in FTSE 100 and ASX 100 companies, is a member of the Board of Scottish Enterprise, and a former Director of software firm Azalient Limited.