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Meet our Board

They gather around six to eight times a year and are responsible for approving the direction set out by our Management Team. They also provide general oversight of our practices to ensure the proper management of the organisation. 

Our Board Members' Registers of Interests are reviewed each year and updated as required.

  • Professor Anne Anderson

    Anne is a firm believer in the importance of raising Scotland's profile on the world stage and the broader value of international partnerships.  She holds a number of non-executive roles including deputy chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission;  UNESCO director and advisor to the British Council (Scotland).  She recently retired from her executive role as Vice Principal at the University of Glasgow where she was active in building links to among others Canada, USA and China.

    Anne Anderson's Register of Interests

    Published July 2020

  • Rebecca Brooks

    Rebecca is a Director of UK Inbound Limited, the UK's only trade association that represents inbound tourism.  A graduate of St Andrews University graduating in Modern History, she has worked in international inbound tourism since 2001.  Rebecca is an Executive Director and co-owner of the Abbey Group, a non Executive Director of the Scottish Tourism Alliance as well as a non executive Director on the VisitScotland Board.  Rebecca is also a former Chair of the Scottish Destination Management Association.

    Rebecca Brook's Register of Interests

    Published March 2021

  • Dr Keith Nicholson

    Keith is a former internationally acclaimed professor with appointments worldwide, including in a UN-funded Institute in New Zealand.  He is an award-winning company director and a leading expert in Scotland on Cyber Security and is a member of the Scottish Government’s National Cyber Resilience Leaders Board and widely viewed as a public sector security specialist. He is also the founder of Cyber Security Scotland and works as an independent consultant.

    Keith Nicholson's Register of Interests

    Published July 2020

  • Caroline Roxburgh

    Caroline is a Chartered Accountant and is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at VisitScotland.  She joined our Board in 2016.

    Formerly an Audit Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP she holds a number of Non-Executive Director positions which include Edinburgh International Festival, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and a UK listed Investment Trust. Caroline has over 30 years’ business experience advising boards in a range of industry sectors as well as experience as a Non-executive Director and as a Committee Chair.  Her experience covers small businesses to large listed companies including hotel, leisure, retail, technology and business services organisations both in Scotland and internationally. She was a member of PwC’s Supervisory Board, the UK firm’s governance body, and was a member of PwC UK's Audit and Risk Committee, Strategy and Government Committee and Risk Council.

    Caroline Roxburgh's Register of Interests

    Published July 2018

  • Steven Walker

    Steven is currently Executive Chair at Blazing Griffin, a Scottish digital entertainment company.  He is a former Managing Director of Scotsman Publications, News International Scotland and The Scottish Children’s Lottery.  Most recently he was the Director of Corporate Development at STV Group Plc.  He brings significant leadership skill and valuable e-commerce, digital media, marketing and brand development expertise.

    Steven Walker's Register of Interest

    Published January 2020