Board of Management - Willie Mackie
Willie became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland in 2003 and for a period of 11 years, was responsible for Clydesdale Bank’s corporate, agricultural and private banking business across Ayrshire and Arran. In 2013, he established Willie Mackie Consulting Limited, providing business consultancy services to a wide range of clients predominantly based in Ayrshire. He is a past President of the Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In March 2014, Willie was appointed Regional Chair of Ayrshire College by the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning.
Willie is also a board member of Scottish Enterprise where he is currently Deputy Chair of the Board of Management and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. He is also a Board member of Skills Development Scotland where he is Chair of the Finance and Operational Performance Committee. In 2020, Willie was also appointed Non-Executive Chair of Hub South West Scotland Limited, and in August 2021 was appointed to the board of Prestwick Airport where he is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.
In May 2014, he became a Trustee of the Ayrshire College Foundation.
His current remit is Chair of the Board of Management and Chair of the Search and Nomination Committee.