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VIC EMERY (OBE)

Chief Operating Officer

    About Vic Emery

    Vic Emery is a highly experienced Public Body Chair, Non-Executive Director and Senior Company Business Leader.  He has a strong background in overseeing and managing large complex organisations, major project implementation and business transformation within domestic and global spheres. 

    In the public sector, Vic has completed three periods of public service to policing in Scotland - as Chair of the Scottish Police Services Authority (SPSA) and more recently of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA). Vic also played a major governance and advisory role in bringing the Edinburgh Trams Project back on track for successful completion and also Chaired the New Campus Glasgow Project, merging 4-city centre further education colleges into a single super college and building 2 new campuses. 

    In Private Sector, Vic was formally Group Managing Director of BAE Systems warship building and sustainment business for over 10 years, across 5 operational facilities in the UK with a turnover of £800 million and a workforce of 7500. Vic sat on the Operational Board of BAE Systems Plc from 2003 until 2008 and was awarded an OBE in May 2008 for services to warship building.

    Vic is currently the Chair of Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) and holds a number of other Non-Executive posts including Past President and Board Member of the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Scottish Maritime Museum, Board Member of the Scottish Regional Advisory Board and Chair of Thoughthive Limited, a private cyber security software company.

    In October 2016, Vic was announced as the Chair of the Civil Nuclear Police Authority for a four-year term.