Louise Martin was appointed as Chair of sportscotland in June 2008 having previously served two terms on the Board.
Being passionate about all aspects of Scottish sport, Louise is committed to helping to increase participation and improve performances.
Louise is the Immediate Past Chair of the Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) and has a long and ongoing association with the Commonwealth Games as a competitor, team manager and administrator. She is also the Commonwealth Games Federation Honorary Secretary, on their Executive Board and a member of the Commonwealth Advisory Board on Sport.
In 2003 Louise was awarded the CBE in the New Year's Honours List for services to the Commonwealth Games. As CGS Chair, Louise led Glasgow's the successful Bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. She has since been appointed as Vice Chair of the Organising Committee.
The vast majority of Louise's work in sport has been undertaken in a voluntary capacity. CR