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RCSEd Appoints Bruce Minto to Court of Regents

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26 Jul 2013


The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is pleased to announce the appointment of well-known Edinburgh lawyer, Mr Bruce Minto to the Court of Regents of the 500-year-old Edinburgh College.




The role of the Court of Regents is to advise the College President and Council in the management of College affairs and to act as an ambassador of the College.    


With an extensive background in law, Mr Bruce Minto co-founded law firm Dickson Minto W.S. in 1985, where he is Managing Partner. He is also currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of National Museums Scotland, and previously Chairman of the Stewart Ivory Foundation which was established to encourage, promote and develop financial education in Scotland. In addition, he has both Board and fundraising experience with the Royal Museum Project Campaign Board which he chaired and he also until very recently chaired the Royal Museum Development Board.


Commenting on Mr Minto joining the Court of Regents at the College, RCSEd President Mr Ian Ritchie said:


"We are delighted Mr Minto has accepted our offer to join our Court of Regents. With his business knowledge and experience, I am confident Mr Minto will be able to make a substantial contribution to the goals of College."


Commenting on his appointment, Mr Minto said:


"I am very pleased to accept this appointment to assist an institution which demands the highest standards and which I have long admired."



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