Principal appointed to Board of Glasgow Chambers

Paul Little, Principal & Chief Executive of City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College Principal and Chief Executive, Paul Little, has been appointed Deputy President of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce.

His two year term was confirmed at the Chamber’s annual general meeting when it appointed Jim McHarg, Director at the Weir Group, as its new president.

Principal Little said:

“I am delighted to have been appointed to this role. It is of course an honour for me personally but it also recognises the important role our college plays within the city as our super campus, with its inspirational learning environments, has contributed both architectural and economically to Glasgow. I look forward to being part of the Chamber’s new team and to contributing towards the aims and objectives of the city’s economic strategy.”

Stuart Patrick, Chief Executive for Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, said:

“In Jim McHarg and Paul Little, we have a highly experienced pairing at the helm. Engineering is as important as ever to the city’s economy, and Jim has decades of experience in that sector. Paul has masterminded the creation of Glasgow’s Super College, which has quickly become a vital part of the city’s further education offering.”

As a member of the Board of Management the Principal will approve Chamber business and represent it at a number of events and meetings throughout the year.

The Chamber also appointed Professor Neal Juster, senior vice-principal at the University of Glasgow, and Gillian Docherty, of The Data Lab.

Its board of management now consists of Jim McHarg, Paul Little, Neal Juster, Gillian Docherty, Neil Amner, John Lewis Glasgow’s head of branch Isabella Miller, STV’s HR and communications director Suzanne Burns and Holdfast Entertainment Group director Brian Fulton.

The new Council directors are Alan Horn, director of development at Glasgow School of Art; Steven McGowan, EMEA inside sales manager at Dell; Susan Deighan, chief operating officer at Glasgow Life; Steve Dunlop, CEO at Scottish Canals; and Mark Bowen, UK marketing director at Scottish Power.