Dougie joined the Link Group Board in December 2015
Dougie Mackie is a retired Principal Teacher of Geography and Guidance who worked at Oban High School throughout his 35 year teaching career. Dougie was for many years a prominent lay activist within Scotland's largest teacher trade union, The Educational Institute of Scotland, serving on many national committees.
He was National President in 2003/04 and prior to retiral in 2011 was the union's salary convener and Joint Chair (teachers' side) of the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers. Dougie was also for many years an employers' nominated trustee of the Institute's Pension Fund and a Director of EIS Financial Services.
Since 2012, he has been a Board member of West Highland Housing Association and is its current Chair.