A qualified solicitor, holding a LLB (Hons) from the University of Glasgow, Sheila worked in legal private practice for 23 years as a partner and Head of Employment at leading Scottish legal firm Shepherd & Wedderburn. After leaving private practice to pursue a management career in industry, Sheila has a wide range of experience in regulation and corporate governance having held a wide range of Non-Executive Directorships, advisory roles and Committee memberships. She currently holds a number of Non-Executive roles across a range of sectors including as a member of the Accounts Commission, a member of the Pheonix Life and Standard Life Independent Governance Committees, a Non-Executive Director of the Scottish Building Society, a member of the ICAS Ethics Board and a trustee of the Chartered Banker Institute. She joined the Wheatley Group Board on 6 November 2012 and also Chairs Wheatley Solutions, is a member of the Group Audit Committee and serves as a Non-Executive Director of Lowther Homes - joining on 28 September 2012 - and YourPlace Property Management, again on 28 September 2012.
Interests outside of Wheatley Group:
- Gunn Limited
- The Epaphras Trust