Elected: 2021
Discipline: Private Sector Leadership
Professor Dame Heather McGregor
Provost and Vice Principal - Dubai, Heriot-Watt University
Professor Heather Jane McGregor, CBE is the Executive Dean of Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University. She is a non-executive director on several boards and received the IoD Scotland Chair’s Award in 2020. The author of the ‘Mrs Moneypenny’ column (Financial Times 1999-2016) she now writes in the Sunday Times. An earlier career in investment banking preceded 17 years as an entrepreneur. In 2008, she established the Taylor Bennett Foundation, which supports the careers of minority ethnic graduates. She was a founding member of the 30% Club in 2010. Heather is an alumnus of the London Business School (MBA) and the University of Hong Kong (PhD). She has an honorary degree from the University of East London.