Reappointment of Mairi Kidd to MG ALBA board

30 April 2020

Mairi Kidd

Ofcom has today announced the reappointment of Mairi Kidd to the board of MG ALBA, the body responsible for ensuring that the high-quality television programmes in Gaelic are made available to people in Scotland.

Ofcom’s recommendation for the reappointment has been approved by John Swinney MSP, Scotland’s Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills. This follows an appraisal process led by the chair of MG ALBA and a reappointment interview with Ofcom in Scotland.

Mairi is currently a member of the MG ALBA Board’s Audit and Assurance Committee. She is also the Head of Literature, Languages and Publishing at Creative Scotland. Her second term with the MG ALBA board will begin on 1 May 2020 and will run for four years.