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Dr Robert Black CBE

Lay member from 2019

Dr Robert Black CBE

Dr Robert Black CBE is a Board Member of the British Library and has been a Court Member of the University of Edinburgh and a Member of the Council of ICAS. Dr Black was Scotland's first Auditor General, between 2000 and 2012. He was Controller of Audit of the Accounts Commission (1995 - 2000), Chief Executive of Tayside Regional Council (1990 - 1995) and Chief Executive of Stirling Council (1985-1990).

Dr Black is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He holds an Honours MA degree in Economics (University of Aberdeen), an MSc degree in Town Planning {Heriot Watt University) and an MSc degree in Public Policy (University of Strathclyde). He has an Honorary Doctor of Law degree (University of Aberdeen) and an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration (Queen Margaret University). He is an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy. He is Honorary Vice President of Shelter Scotland.

Dr Black was recruited through the recruitment platform Nurole.

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