Professor Wendy Alexander joined the Board in October 2022.

Wendy is the Scottish Government’s Trade & Investment Envoy for Higher Education and Vice-Principal, International, University of Dundee. She is a member of the Department for Education’s Education Sector Advisory Group, chairs the Global Advisory Board for Times Higher Education Student, is a Venture Partner at Emerge Education and serves on ApplyBoard’s UK Advisory Board. 

Wendy spent over a decade in government and public service. She served in the first three Scottish Cabinets, including as Minister responsible for Further and Higher Education, holding the Enterprise and Lifelong Learning, Transport and Communities portfolios. She is a member of the Investment Advisory Board of Scottish Equity Partners LLP, a fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh and a Patron of Social Investment Scotland.

Wendy Alexander trustee term dates

Second term: 01 October 2025 – 30 September 2028

First term: 01 October 2022 - 30 September 2025.