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Former pupil takes reins

Lawyer takes chair at George Watson’s

Roddy MacLennanRoddy Maclennan, a Watsonian and a banking and finance partner at law firm MacRoberts, has been appointed chairman of the governing council of George Watson’s College.

Mr Maclennan will apply his legal and commercial knowledge to help the college to fulfil its objectives and aspirations.

The council works with the School’s management team and the governors are actively involved in the life of the School, attending performances, shadowing staff and pupils, and taking part in some of the many extra-curricular and outdoor activities that take place throughout the school year.

Melvyn Roffe, principal of George Watson’s College, said: “I am looking forward to working with Roddy in the coming years as we write the next chapters of the long success story that is George Watson’s College.

“I know that Roddy’s commitment to the school as a former pupil and his professional skills and experience will be of huge benefit to our community.”

Mr Maclennan was an external examiner at the university of Edinburgh and a court member and trustee of Edinburgh Napier University.

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