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Financial services and health veterans among five new college board members


Fife College has announced the appointment of five new members of its Board of Governors ahead of the 2020/21 academic year.

Brian Fisher, Amanda Kindness, Evelyn McPhail and Gordon Mole take up non-executive positions while Sarah Ferguson joins as a student board member.

Fisher brings over 30 years’ experience in the financial sector in the UK and elsewhere in Europe. He now providing project management services to the insurance sector. 

Kindness, who works in the planning team at the University of St Andrews, is experienced in data analysis to support evidence-based decision making. She has also previously worked as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Aberdeen.  

Evelyn McPhail retired in July 2019 as director of pharmacy and medicines for NHS Fife and the Fife Integrated Joint Board of the Health and Social Care Partnership. She spent six years as a member of the General Pharmaceutical Council and was a co-opted member of the Audit and Risk Committee of NHS Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

Fife College governors: top row, Evelyn McPhail, Amanda Kindness. Left to right, bottom, Sarah Ferguson, Gordon Mole and Brian Fisher

Mole is head of Business and Employability at Fife Council where he leads areas including employability, economic development, economic policy, town centres and tourism. He is a board member of Developing the Young Workforce Fife, Business Gateway Fife and a Director of the UK’s Institute of Economic Development.

Ferguson joins Jade Burnett as a student president on the board after being elected Student President for Education and Representation for Fife College Students’ Association this year.

David Watt, chair of Fife College Board, said: “I am delighted to welcome our newest members to the Board of Governors.

“Our new members’ significant knowledge and expertise, from a range of sectors, will provide invaluable support to the College as we enter a unique and challenging academic year.”

Fife College’s Board of Governors’ 18 members set strategic direction and monitor performance against strategic objectives. External members are selected for their skills, knowledge and expertise in industry, professional or commercial matters.



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