Vic Emery joined as Chair of the CNPA Board in September 2016. In the public sector, Vic has served three terms of public service to policing in Scotland - as Chair of the Scottish Police Services Authority (SPSA) and more recently of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA). Vic also played a major governance and advisory role in bringing the Edinburgh Trams Project back on track for successful completion and also Chaired the New Campus Glasgow Project, merging 4-city centre further education colleges into a single super college. In Private Sector, Vic was formally Group Managing Director of BAE Systems warship building and sustainment business for over 10 years, across 5 operational facilities in the UK with a turnover of £800 million and a workforce of 7500. Vic sat on the Operational Board of BAE Systems Plc from 2003 until 2008 and was awarded an OBE in May 2008 for services to warship building.
Vic is currently the Chair of Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) and holds a number of other Non-Executive posts including Past President and Board Member of the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Scottish Maritime Museum, Board Member of the Scottish Regional Advisory Board and Chair of Thoughthive Limited, a private cyber security software company.