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Douglas Sinclair

Douglas Sinclair

Chair of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until 30 November 2017.

Former Deputy Chair of the Accounts Commission. Has held the position of Chief Executive in district, regional and unitary councils in Scotland, as well as being former Chief Executive of COSLA.

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Michael Ash

Michael Ash

Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until 30 September 2014.

Served as a non-executive director within the NHS. Former head-teacher and chief officer in a local authority education department in England. Ten years as a county councillor including four years as deputy leader of Cumbria County Council. He ran his own event management business for ten years.

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Alan Campbell

Alan Campbell

Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until September 2017.

Former Chief Executive of Grampian Regional Council and Aberdeenshire Council. Former chair of SOLACE (Scotland) and of an independent inquiry into Future Fisheries Management for the Scottish Government. Former member of the McCrone Committee.

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Sandy Cumming

Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until September 2017.

Former chief executive of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Former partnership director for Offshore Renewable Energy for the Scottish Government. Board Member of Cromarty Firth Port Authority. Non-executive director of the Scottish Agricultural College and of New Start Highland. Trustee of the Robertson Trust.

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Colin Duncan

Colin Duncan

Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until 30 September 2015.

Convener of the Business Committee of the General Council, University of Aberdeen. Former community councillor and actively involved in the voluntary/third sector. Commercial experience at a senior level in Marks & Spencer plc.

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Christine May

Christine May

Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until 30 September 2016.

Chair of the Scottish Library and Information Council and of Fife Historic Buildings Trust. Joint chair of FRAE (Fairness Race Awareness and Equality) Fife. Former Leader and Deputy Leader of Fife Council, MSP and board member with Scottish Homes and Scottish Enterprise.

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William McQueen

William McQueen

Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until 30 September 2014.

Member of the Strategic Board of the Disclosure Scotland Agency and the Scottish Legal Aid Board. Lay member of the Employment Tribunals (Scotland). Former senior civil servant in various departments of the Scottish Government and Deputy Chief Executive of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

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Colin Peebles

Colonel (retired) Colin Peebles

Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until 30 September 2015.

Retired Army Colonel with senior managerial experience in the Ministry of Defence and the Scottish Police Service. Non-executive adviser to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and chair of Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannan branch of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) Forces Help.

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Linda Pollok

Linda Pollock

Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until 30 September 2015.

Chair of a UK-wide advisory board to Pain Concern. Member of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission and the Nursing and Midwifery Council boards. Non-Executive member of the Board of Enable Scotland. Former Mental Welfare Commissioner. Experience of senior roles within the NHS; worked for the Scottish Executive on secondment from the NHS.

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Graham Sharp

Graham Sharp

Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until 30 September 2016.

Originally trained as a chartered accountant with Thomson McLintock (now KPMG). Has held several senior positions in finance and has been a member of a number of boards, mainly in the City of London, where he was on the board of a leading merchant bank. A Commissioner with the Gambling Commission.

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Pauline Weetman

Professor Pauline Weetman

From 1 December 2013: Member of the Accounts Commission for a term of office until 30 November 2017

Emeritus Professor of Accounting, University of Edinburgh. Previously Director of Research, examiner and Convener of the Examining Board and a member of the Accounting Standards Committee for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Has sat on several board and advisory groups in the public sector.

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