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Appointment of the Chair of the Water Industry Commission for Scotland

04 May 2018

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The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham MSP, today announced the appointment of Professor Donald MacRae OBE FRSE FCIBS as Chair of the Board of the Water Industry Commission for Scotland (WICS).
Appointment
Professor Donald MacRae is the former Chief Economist at Lloyds Banking Group Scotland.  He has a long established record of applying economic analysis to both the overall economy and individual business performance.  Professor MacRae has over sixteen years’ experience as an executive and non-executive director in the private and public sectors in banking, economic development and higher education.  He is committed to improving the performance of the Scottish Economy.  Professor MacRae was originally appointed to the Board of WICS as a Member in 2016 and became the Interim Chair of the Board in 2017.
Length of Term
The appointment is for four years and runs from 1 May 2018 until 30 April 2022.

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