Public appointment: Member appointed to the NHS Golden Jubilee Board

Public appointments news release.

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care, Humza Yousaf MSP today announced the appointment of Mr Steven Wallace as a Member of the NHS Golden Jubilee Board.


Steven Wallace  qualified with an Honours Degree in Accounting and Finance at Glasgow University before embarking on a global finance career with the Weir Group PLC.  Steven is currently the Chief Financial Officer for the University of Strathclyde.  Over the course of his career Steven has held senior finance posts across a number of geographies.  In addition, Steven has had executive responsibility for the development and delivery of significant capital projects and will bring this particular expertise to provide governance oversight and to help inform and shape the work of the Board.


Mr Wallace’s appointment is for four years, from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2026.

The appointment is regulated by the Ethical Standards Commissioner.


The appointment is part-time and attracts a remuneration of £8,930 per annum for a time commitment of one day per week.

Other ministerial appointments

Mr Wallace is Acting Vice Chair and Non-Executive on the Board of Management of Ayrshire College, to which he commits two to four days per month.  He does not receive any remuneration in relation to this role.

Political activity

All appointments are made on merit and political activity plays no part in the selection process.  However, in accordance with the original Nolan recommendations, there is a requirement for appointees’ political activity within the last five years (if there is any to be declared) to be made public.   

Mr Wallace has had no political activity within the last five years.


The NHS Golden Jubilee is unique within the NHS. A national institution, independently run by its own NHS Board, the NHS Golden Jubilee is helping to re-define the concept of the public hospital to  “Deliver care through collaboration” for NHS Scotland. 

The NHS Golden Jubilee family includes:

  • Golden Jubilee National Hospital,
  • NHS Scotland Academy,
  • National Centre for Sustainable Delivery,
  • Golden Jubilee Research Institute, and
  • Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel.

* The NHS National Waiting Times Centre continues to be the legal name for the Board.

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