Applications invited for the role of Chair of the NESCol Regional Board

June 28, 2022

The process to recruit a new Chair of the North East Scotland College Regional Board has opened.

NESCol is seeking an exceptional individual who is passionate about the positive impact education has on people and communities.

The successful candidate will lead the Regional Board, helping to shape plans for the future of the College, and will play a crucial role in engaging with local and regional stakeholders.

The new Chair will succeed Ken Milroy MBE, who stepped down earlier this year having held the position since NESCol was established through merger in 2013. Prior to that appointment he served as Chair of the Aberdeen College board.

NESCol Regional Board member John Henderson is currently serving as Interim Chair.

NESCol Principal Neil Cowie said: “The opportunity to take on the role of as Chair of our Regional Board comes at an exciting time for NESCol. Quite simply, our goal is to become Scotland’s best performing College.

“The energy, innovation and spirit that have become hallmarks of our College will help us to achieve that. Our board lead by example in demonstrating those qualities and as Principal and Chief Executive of the College I enjoy a strong and productive relationship with the Chair and fellow board members.

“The expertise and knowledge of Regional Board members and staff – with a broad range of vocational, academic and industry experience – provides the foundation as we build for the future.  The Chair has an important part to play in harnessing the board’s valuable contribution.”

For further information on the vacancy and application process click here.