Irene Keith


Irene was educated at Balfron High School and graduated from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. She qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland in 1995 following her training with PWC where she was based in Edinburgh and Kiev, Ukraine. Irene is experienced in driving the commercial strategy of brand led businesses across the UK and abroad. She has managed the financial operations for Marks & Spencer, Heineken, The Edrington Group and most recently Genius Foods.

Irene is especially interested in children’s learning and development, demonstrated by her role as Trustee and Treasurer for Mindroom, the Scottish charity which supports children and adults with learning difficulties. She is delighted to be Governor with special responsibility for the College West girl’s boarding house. Irene is married with three young sons and enjoys running, skiing and adventurous travel.