Mike Cantlay was previously Chair of Forth Valley College. Additionally, he has served as Chair of VisitScotland, Chair of Scottish Enterprise Forth Valley, he was an advisory member of the Board of Scottish Enterprise and Board Member of VisitBritain based in London.
In 2006 Mike was elected Convener of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority and more recently served as Chair of Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd which is responsible for 11 airports across Scotland. He stepped down from this post to take up the role of the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) Chair.
Mike will continue as Chair of the Board of Scottish Natural Heritage. His family business is William Glen Ltd which operates tourism and leisure interests in Scotland, Canada and the USA.
Mike was awarded Public Sector Leader of the Year at the Scottish Leadership Awards 2012 and was made an OBE in 2014 for services to tourism and hospitality.
His appointment runs from 3 October 2017 to 2 April 2021.
Register of interests.