A new director has been appointed to the Scottish Cycling Board, the governing body for cycling in Scotland has announced today (30 April 2014).
Alasdair McGill has been appointed to the Scottish Cycling board to ensure that the governing body continues to maximise opportunities for growth, with a particular focus on finance and risk management.
Currently a Director of GS-Group, a leading independent Insurance Broker & Financial Service provider, McGill brings over 25 years’ knowledge and experience in the financial sector to Scottish Cycling, along with a commercial and entrepreneurial perspective to the board. In addition to his Board Director role, Alasdair will be chairing the Finance and Remuneration Committee.
Not only does Alasdair bring a wealth of experience to Scottish Cycling he is also a current member, active competitor and regularly involved with his local Perthshire club Carse of Gowrie Velo, based in Inchture.
Announcing the news, Scottish Cycling’s Chief Executive, Craig Burn, said: “I am delighted to announce that Alasdair McGill will be joining our Board. Alasdair is not only an accomplished expert in his field but he is also extremely passionate about cycling and helping us achieve Scottish Cycling’s vision of being the ‘Best performing cycling nation in the world.”
“I am confident that his expertise will help us to ensure the growth of our fantastic sport and our ability to ensure Scottish Cycling is at the heart of that growth.”
“On behalf of the Scottish Cycling board and staff team we look forward to working with Alasdair.”
Commenting on his appointment, Alasdair McGill said: “I am delighted to be taking up this appointment with a growing, dynamic organisation. I am excited at the prospect of working with Scottish Cycling and making my contribution to its development and success. With over 154 clubs in Scotland over 644 events on its events calendar, I hope I can play my part in encouraging people to ride their bikes whether it be for fun or sport.”
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