Court member, independent
Willie is a native of Edinburgh and graduated from the University of Strathclyde in Mechanical Engineering. He also holds an MBA from the University of Edinburgh.
The majority of his working career has been spent working for the health care giant Johnson & Johnson. Prior to joining LifeScan in 2005, Willie worked at Ethicon Limited in Edinburgh, a surgical medical device company, where his main responsibilities were in supply chain and operations management.
From 2008 until his retirement in May 2014, he was managing director of LifeScan Scotland Limited.
He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.