Tom Halpin

David Wallace
David graduated with a BA in Accountancy in 1986 from Glasgow Caledonian University and joined Stoy Hayward where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989.  He then worked with Price Waterhouse gaining experience in corporate turnarounds and reconstructions across the UK before joining Abbey National PLC in 1992.  During his time with Abbey David held a variety of senior positions ranging from Divisional Finance Director, Transformation Director and latterly as Chief operating Officer of the Bank’s Insurance and Asset Management Division. In these roles he was responsible for a number of major projects and acquisitions including setting up and managing much of Abbey’s domestic and international operations.
In 2006 David joined the Murray International Group as CEO of its Outsourced Services Division where he led the transformation of the business into a more broadly-based outsource service provider and diversifying into software services through a strategic acquisition.  Murray International is one of Scotland's largest privately owned group of companies founded and chaired by Sir David Murray.
In 2010 David joined the Student Loans Company as Chief Operating Officer and was appointed as Deputy CEO and Director for Strategy and Change in March 2011.
Outside of business David’s interests are primarily centred around all sporting activities, cooking and the ‘great outdoors’ in general.
David is Chair of the Finance & General Purposes Committee.Tom Halpin

Tom Halpin‌A member of ACPOS, he led the portfolio for Public Protection in Scotland, serving on a number of Scottish Government groups supporting the introduction of new legislation and arrangements for managing offenders and protecting children. A Chartered Director (C.Dir FIOD), he was a Director of Essential Edinburgh and a Council Member of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.

During 2004, Tom attended the UK Policing Leadership, Strategic Command Course during which he gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Criminology from Cambridge University. He had previously received a BA degree from the Open University. Tom previously lectured to the Post Graduate Diploma Course in Forensic Medical Sciences at Glasgow University and is a contributor to the second edition Policing Scotland (Willan Publishing, 2010) edited by academics Daniel Donnelly and Kenneth Scott.  

Tom is currently a member of the Scottish Government's Reducing Re-offending Programme Board and chairs the Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum. He is also a member of the Scottish Consortium on Crime & Criminal Justice, and a Council Member of the Scottish Association for Studying Offending, both influential 'think-tanks' on such matters. 

Awarded the Queen's police Medal in June 2008, he is married with two grown up children.

Tom is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.