Gill Troup

Gill Troup – Chair (appointed to position in September 2020).

Independent trustee

Gill Troup was appointed to the Board of Trustees as an independent Trustee in September 2016 and was appointed Chair of the Foundation following the retiral of Alex Muirhead in September 2020.  She is currently self- employed.  She was previously Vice President of Flinders University in Australia and has held senior roles higher education in both Australia and the UK, including Vice Principal of University of West of Scotland.  Gill has also worked for Scottish and UK Governments as a senior civil servant, for both DWP and Higher education policy. Gill was previously a board member with Skills Development Scotland and is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.