The University of Aberdeen Development Trust is governed by a board of Trustees whose decisions regarding the expenditure of funds attracted by the Trust are made independently of the University and in accordance with the Development Trust’s founding document – its Deed of Trust.

Our Trustees are leaders in their fields and bring a wealth of invaluable experience to the Development Trust.

To find out more about our Trustees please click on their names to the left of this page.

The incumbent of the following positions automatically becomes a Trustee of the Development Trust:

  • Pro Chancellor - The Very Reverend Professor Iain Torrance KT TD DD FRSE for Chancellor, HRH The Duchess of Rothesay
  • Lord Provost of Aberdeen - Councillor Barney Crockett
  • Principal and Vice Chancellor - Professor George Boyne MA MLitt PhD AcSS