Professor James McGoldrick

Professor James McGoldrick was awarded a Doctor of Science in recognition of his contribution to strategic human resource development. 

He holds a range of roles in education and public service including with Public Health Scotland and the Ministerial Strategic Group for Health and Community Care. He is a former Convener of the Scottish Social Services Council and a former Board Member of the Care Inspectorate and of NHS National Services Scotland. He was a Member of the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council and, until 2018, he was President of the University Forum for Human Resource Development.

When I graduated all those years ago I never thought I would be standing here today. My heartfelt congratulations and my very best wishes for all of your futures.

Professor James McGoldrick
Shadow Chair Public Health Scotland