ABERDEEN Science Centre has appointed a brand new chair of its board in its second board appointment this 12 months.
Craig Lennox, an completed businessperson who has held a wide range of senior positions, has joined the STEM charity.
Craig has greater than 30 years’ expertise and has led main vitality, infrastructure and IT companies companies and is recognised as an instinctive strategist and chief.
He additionally has a Masters diploma in Utilized Synthetic Intelligence.
Talking about his appointment, Craig mentioned: “Science impacts our lives day by day. Whether or not…within the vitality transition, medical developments…or understanding our altering local weather.
“Inspiring the following technology of scientists is essential to all our futures. I’m honoured to have been appointed because the chair of Aberdeen Science Centre.”
The brand new chair is Aberdeen Science Centre’s second board appointment of 2023, with Laurence Findlay, head of training and youngsters’s companies at Aberdeenshire Council, having joined the board in January.
Craig will take over from interim chair Sandy Morton, whereas Sandy will return to his function as treasurer with speedy impact.
Bryan Snelling, chief government officer of Aberdeen Science Centre, welcomed the information of Craig’s appointment.
“Our aim [at Aberdeen Science Centre] is to unleash the facility of curiosity for each age group and to encourage a lifelong curiosity in science.
“Craig’s appointment additional strengthens our board. He has a breadth and depth of expertise and expertise which will likely be key to our future growth.
“It was essential to seek out the precise particular person…I wish to thank Amanda McCulloch and the crew at TMM Govt for taking the time to totally perceive our necessities,” Bryan added.
Aberdeen-based TMM Govt, which specialises in government search, supported Aberdeen Science Centre to seek out the precise particular person.
Amanda McCulloch, chief government at TMM Govt, mentioned: “It is vitally rewarding to have supported [ASC] with its seek for a brand new chairperson. Craig is a good match for the function.”
Primarily based on Structure Avenue close to Aberdeen seashore, ASC is residence to nearly 65 interactive displays, permitting guests of all ages to find subjects together with Area, Power, Life Sciences and Engineering.
Open seven days per week, Aberdeen Science Centre gives unique venue rent in addition to room rent for company, social and personal occasions.