Grahame Smith
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Grahame Smith

Grahame Smith is General Secretary of the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC). A graduate of Strathclyde University, where he obtained an Honours Degree in Economics and Industrial Relations, he has worked at the STUC since 1986.

He was previously Deputy General Secretary and headed the STUC’s Policy and Campaigns Department before being appointed General Secretary in December 2006.

Grahame is a Board member of SCDI, a member of the Joint Skills Development Scotland/Scottish Funding Council Skills Committee, and a Commissioner for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. Grahame is also the Chairperson of Scotland Europa

Register of interests

As of November 2014

Date of Appointment/re-appointment 1 December 2008
Nationality
Date of Birth
British
08/01/59
Occupation Trade Union Official
Remunerated Posts Held
  • General Secretary, Scottish TUC
  • Commissioner - UK Commission for Employment and Skills (Remuneration on request, but not yet taken up)
  • Member of the Board of Skills Development Scotland
Other Directorships
  • Director, UK Commission for Employment and Skills
  • Director, The Scottish Council for Development and Industry
  • Director of Workplace Chaplaincy, Scotland
  • Director of STUC Training Limited
  • Director and Chair, Scotland Europa Ltd
  • Member of SDS/SFC Skills Committee
  • Member of the Glasgow Regional Colleges Board
Contracts with Scottish Enterprise N/A
Homes, Land and Buildings if significant to, of reference to, or bear upon the work or operation of SE N/A
Shares and Securities if significant to, of reference to, or bear upon the work or operation of SE N/A
Non-financial Interests if significant to, of reference to, or bear upon the work or operation of SE N/A
Gifts and Hospitality Received if significant to, of reference to, or bear upon the work or operation of SE N/A
 End of current term  31 December 2015

Membership dates

From: 1 December 2008

To: 31 December 2012

Re-appointment: 1 January 2013

End of term: 31 December 2015