Mr Ian Munro became the fourteenth Rector of Dollar Academy when he arrived in 2019. Prior to this, he held leadership positions at George Heriot’s (his alma mater), Gordonstoun and Shiplake College. He became the youngest serving Rector of an HMC school in the world when he was appointed by Kelvinside Academy, where he gained a reputation for innovation and imaginative educational development.
Ian attended the University of Edinburgh, graduating with a BSc in Zoology and a PGCE; he holds an MEd from the University of Cambridge and has studied at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Ian is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology and sits on the advisory board of the NuVu Innovation School.
Married to Catherine, who is also a teacher, they have a great love of the outdoors and particularly enjoy sailing off the west coast of Scotland with their spaniel Darwin. A keen and highly accomplished sportsman, having played rugby, football and cricket to a high standard, Ian was also formerly a member of the Scottish international rowing team.
Follow the Rector on Twitter @ianhughmunro