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How we operate: Senior salaries

All parts of the Scottish Government including organisations such as the Scottish Funding Council are required to publish details of their senior leadership team's salaries.

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Further details about the management of the Scottish Funding Council's finances can be viewed in our Annual Report and Accounts.

SFC Chief Executive
Name Job title Salary band

Karen Watt

Chief Executive


SFC Director Grade posts
Name Job title Salary band

Martin Boyle

Director of Policy, Insight and Analytics


James Dunphy

Director of Access, Learning and Outcomes

£90,000 – £94,999

Stuart Fancey

Director of Research and Innovation

£100,000- £104,999

Chris Brown

Interim Director of Finance

to be confirmed


  1. The positions / job titles are as at 1 April 2021.