Leading Scottish Businesswoman Becomes College Chair

Dumfries and Galloway College has welcomed the new Chair of its Board of Management.

Businesswoman Caroline Stuart will join the college’s Board, taking up her post from 1 February 2022.

Having originally graduated in Technology and Business Studies, Caroline went on to work as an Investment Analyst in the City of London, working for both Crown Agents and Charterhouse Bank.

On returning to Scotland, Caroline ran three successful companies prior to moving into business consultancy as a global analyst for Oracle.

Caroline joins the team at an exciting and pivotal time for the South of Scotland region, as the college continues to increase the role it plays as a major skills stakeholder in the area. 

She brings a wealth of board experience with her to the South of Scotland college and currently also serves on the Scottish Funding Council, the Scottish Government’s Digital Scotland Business Excellence Board, Making Maths Count Commission, and the Scottish Police Authority.

The Dumfries and Galloway College community is delighted with Caroline’s appointment and looks forward to working with her as she brings her unique set of skills and experience to the college’s strategic vision.

Chair of the Dumfries and Galloway College Board of Management, Caroline Stuart, said:

“Dumfries and Galloway College is a wonderful institution, full of drive and ambition, and I’m delighted to be joining them.”

“To be asked to be part of such a brilliant team is a real career highlight for me.”

“I look forward immensely to getting started and to helping steer our brilliant college to further fulfil its potential as crucial education stakeholder in the South of Scotland.”

Principal Joanna Campbell said:

“I’m thrilled to welcome Caroline to our college as she takes up her role as our new Chair.”

“Our Board of Management brings together inspirational and forward-thinking people who shape the future direction of our college, and we’re positive that Caroline will play an important part in that.”

“We are rightly proud of our college’s record of achievement and look forward immensely to having Caroline be part of where we go in the future.”