Douglas Mundie is a graduate of the University of St Andrews and spent 25 years in high-technology plastics manufacturing, working internationally in commercial and general management.
He currently runs his own business consultancy, Saltire Business Solutions Ltd., specialising in Company growth through innovation and the development of end-user markets.
In 2000, he was appointed Chief Executive of Technology Ventures Scotland Ltd, working across all of Scotland’s universities to see how business could connect more effectively with academic expertise. He was appointed Chair of an Associate Institute of UHI in the Highlands, securing investment to establish a genetics research group working on the early diagnosis of schizophrenia. He was also appointed as a Director, then Chair, of Fusion (Scotland) Ltd., an Inverness-based organisation established to support and grow entrepreneurial businesses throughout the Highlands and Islands region. Between 2006-2013, he set up and ran a global consultancy in marine science for the University of St Andrews.
Douglas spent ten years as a Governor on the Court of the University of St Andrews, he was Convener of Audit for seven years, and is a current member of the Council for the Institute of Directors Scotland.
Douglas' appointment runs from 1 September 2014 to 2 October 2021.
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