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Shonaig MacPherson CBE, FRSE ·is Chair of the Robertson Trust, an independent grant maker distributing over £20m a year to charities in Scotland, which is the controlling shareholder of the Edrington Group, the international premium spirits company.
Qualified as a solicitor in England, Wales and Scotland, Shonaig was latterly senior partner of McGrigors (now Pinsent Mason). Since retiring from law, Shonaig has undertaken several non-executive roles including chairman of the National Trust for Scotland, Scottish Council for Development and Industry, The Princes Trust and The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. With a strong commitment to education, Shonaig has served on the governing bodies of the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the Open University, Heriot-Watt University and the University’s Edinburgh Business School.