Ian Patrick

Ian is Chair of the Board of Management of Glasgow Kelvin College. He has extensive experience of FE Governance having, since the formation of the College in 2013, held the positions of Vice Chair, Chair of its Human Resources Committee and Chair of its Audit and Risk Committee.

He is a graduate of both the University of Glasgow and the University of Stirling and prior to his retirement in 2014 spent almost 40 years working in the education sector in schools, FE and HE. Immediately prior to retirement he was Campus Director of the Hamilton Campus of the University of the West of Scotland and Director of College Partnerships for the University.

Ian believes that one of the major roles of Governance is to constructively challenge and support the Executive of the College in order to ensure they provide the best possible educational experience  to the students of the communities served by the College in order to enhance their life chances.

In his spare time Ian plays Bridge competitively, enjoys travelling, tries to keep fit and supports Motherwell FC.