Public appointment: Members reappointed to sportscotland

Public appointments news release.

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The Minister for Social Cere, Mental Wellbeing and Sport, Ms Todd, announced the reappointment of Maureen Campbell and Scott Lindsay as Members of sportscotland.


Maureen Campbell has been involved in the leadership and development of sport in Scotland at a local and national level for over 20 years. She has a wide-ranging knowledge and experience of the sporting pathway. She has been involved in various sports bodies as a board member, chair and chief executive. Maureen is well place to bring that breadth of knowledge to the board of sportscotland to assist its continued drive for success.

Scott Lindsay is a qualified accountant, business consultant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). Over the last 20 years he has held a number of senior positions within Scottish football including speels as Chief Executive at Hibernian FC and Director of Finance and IT at the Scottish FA. His involvement in sport allied to various roles within the private sector ensure that Scott has a wide range of financial management skills and experience. He has significant experience serving on the Audit and Risk Committees. As a business consultant, Scott supports businesses and projects on a consultancy basis. In 2018 he acted as lead consultant for Project Bright, the process undertaken by the Scottish FA to determine the future of Hampden Park and the Scottish National teams. During his time at Hibernian FC, Scott founded the Hibernian Community Foundation, a charity that harnesses the power and passion of football to improve health, promote learning and enhance opportunities for all. A keen badminton player, golfer and spectator, Scott’s lifelong passion for sport is combined with a deep understanding of the interrelationship between sport and business.


The reappointments will be for four years and will run from 20 June 2023 to 19 June 2027.

The reappointments are regulated by the Ethical Standards Commissioner.


The reappointments are part-time and attract a remuneration of £178.59 per day for a time commitment of up to 16 days per annum.

Other ministerial appointments

Maureen Campbell is Chair of the Scottish Canals, for which she receives remuneration of £14,000 per annum, for a time commitment of three days per month.

Scott Lindsay does not hold any other public appointments.

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.  

Maureen Campbell and Scott Lindsay have had no political activity within the last five years.


sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport. In an active Scotland we will all find ways to be physically active every day. Keeping moving at home and at work. Taking an active approach to getting around. Choosing to be active in our leisure time.



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