Stephen Dingle became Chair of the Board in April 2013, having been appointed a non-executive director in 2008. His background is in banking and finance with property, mining and higher education specialisations. He was formerly a partner with Ernst & Young LLP and an executive director at N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd. Stephen embarked on a portfolio career in 2007. He was a non-executive director and chair of the audit committee at Registers of Scotland until December 2015 and a non-executive director and member of the audit committee at Disclosure Scotland until December 2015.
The chair is responsible for leading the board as they challenge and develop the authority’s strategy.