Willy Roe CBE
Chairman, Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Willy Roe CBE is the Chairman of the Highlands and Islands Enterprise, the regional development agency promoting sustainable economic growth and community development in the north-western half of Scotland.
Willy is Chair of the Board of the Pension, Disability and Carers Service of the Department for Works and Pensions (DWP), and is also a member of the Board of Department of DWP.
Until recently, Willy was also Chairman of Skills Development Scotland, the Scottish Government ' s agency serving employers, individuals and communities and acting as a catalyst for positive change in Scotland ' s skills performance. He has recently completed a review of post 16 education and vocational training in Scotland.
Willy was awarded a CBE in 2010 in recognition of his public service.