Ray Macfarlane

Name: Ray Macfarlane
Role Chair of the Board; Convener of Section 31 Committee


Ray Macfarlane is a graduate of the University of Glasgow and practised as a solicitor in Glasgow before moving into senior management roles with Scottish Enterprise, where she was the Managing Director and HBOS plc. where she was a Senior Director of Corporate Banking.  She has been a member of the Scottish Legal Aid Board since 2010 and was appointed Chairman in April 2016. She has held several non-executive appointments in the public and private sectors and is currently the Chairman of Museums Galleries Scotland and a Trustee of the National Galleries of Scotland Foundation and of the Hopetoun House Foundation.

Term of appointment: 1/4/10 - 31/3/14; 2nd term 1/4/14 until appointed Chair

Chair term of appointment: 1/4/16 - 31/3/19, , second term: 01/04/19 - 31/03/22