The Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute is a Registered Scottish Charity (no. SCO06106) and a company limited by guarantee (registered in Scotland no. 84170).

The Institute is governed by its Board of Directors who are the trustees of the charity. The Board is ultimately responsible for all aspects of the Institute, including its scientific strategy, operational policies, regulatory compliance and financial stewardship and accountability. On a day-to-day basis, many of these responsibilities are delegated to the Institute's Management Team.

The Board is governed by seven principles of good governance, also known as the Nolan Principles:

  • Selflessness
  • Integrity
  • Objectivity
  • Accountability
  • Openness
  • Honesty
  • Leadership

Board of Directors

Prof Sir John Iredale (Chair)*

Professor of Experimental Medicine, University of Bristol

Ms Rosalie Chadwick+

Partner, Pinsent Masons

Dr Iain Foulkes*

Executive Director, Research and Innovation, Cancer Research UK and CEO, Cancer Research Horizons

Mr James Kergon+

Senior Partner, KPMG Scotland

Prof Iain McInnes+

Head of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow

Mr Adrian Walsh*

Interim Finance Director, Cancer Research UK

Company Secretary: Mr Gary Niven

The Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute

*Partner Director
+Independent Director