Brian has been a board member since November 2013.  He was born in Dumfries and educated at Dumfries Academy. He studied Accountancy and Production Engineering at The University of Strathclyde  and is a Chartered Accountant. Brian was a partner in a local accountancy firm until 2014 where he worked with individuals and organisations on a wide range of financial matters. He is a board member in a number of organisations, and advises on governance, strategy and leadership. He is passionate about Dumfries and Galloway, and enjoys cycling, walking and travel.