Elected: 2018
Discipline: Private Sector Leadership
Mr Nicholas Christopher Kuenssberg OBE FRSE

Chairman, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

After working in the UK and overseas, Nick Kuenssberg began a portfolio career in 1996. Previous appointments include Non-Executive Directorships at Scottish Power and Standard Life and Chairman of Stoddard International, GAP Group, Iomart, mLED as well as many others. Public appointments include Board Member of Scottish Legal Aid Board and Deputy Chairman of Scottish Environment Protection Agency. He was also Chairman of ScotlandIS, Scottish Networks International, Scotland the Brand, Institute of Directors Scotland and has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde and an Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow. As Chair of Social Investment Scotland, Nick is engaged in the post-modern capitalism business ecosystem. As Previous Chair of Glasgow School of Art and currently Chair of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, he promotes the role of the arts in tertiary education and in society in general.