Dame Seona Reid DBE
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Dame Seona Reid DBE

Seona Reid’s professional career has spanned performing arts, arts and heritage funding, and higher education, most recently serving as Director of the Scottish Arts Council (1990-1999) and Director of The Glasgow School of Art (1999-2013).  

Having held many positions in public life, she is currently Chair of the National Theatre of Scotland, Vice Chair of Wasps Artist Studios, a Trustee of Tate and Edinburgh International Cultural Summit Foundation, a member of the British Council Board and Chair of its Scotland Advisory Committee. 

Seona is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Royal Society of Arts and became a Dame in 2013 for services to the creative industries.

Appointment dates: 10 June 2021 – 9 June 2023