Professor Bill Bound was appointed a non-executive director of the Management Group of the Scottish Executive on 18 August 2005. He is a retired senior partner from PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a member of the board of the European Consulting Practice. He has had extensive International business experience, running large projects in over 30 countries worldwide. He was the Program Director for Big Bang and seconded as a Director of the London Stock Exchange in the City of London and was a member of President Reagan's Task Force on Fraud Waste and Abuse in the USA Federal Government. He is a Director of the Ross and Cromarty Enterprise and is an Adjunct Professor at a Corporate Business School in Sydney, Australia where he lectures on business strategy subjects to MBA and Doctoral courses.