Mhairi Harrington has worked for 30 years in the college sector. Throughout that time she has held a variety of roles encompassing learning and teaching, quality, and management and leadership, with her last ten years in the role of Principal and Chief Executive.
In addition Mhairi has served on a number of national boards and committees including the Developing Young Workforce Programme Board, Curriculum for Excellence Management Group and more recently contributed to the Enterprise and Skills Review.
In 2015, Mhairi was awarded TES FE UK leader of the year in recognition of her collaborative leadership and partnership working. In 2016, Mhairi was awarded an OBE for her services to education.
Her appointment runs from 3 October 2017 to 2 October 2021.
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