Bridget McConnell

Chief Executive
Glasgow Life

Bridget McConnell is Chief Executive of Glasgow Life. She was an integral part of the team which won the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and is an Executive Board Member of the Organising Committee, charged with delivering the Cultural Programme, Ceremonies and The Queen’s Baton Relay. Career highlights include the £35 million refurbishment of one of Scotland’s leading attractions, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the opening of the £74 million Zaha Hadid designed Riverside Museum, which in 2013 was named European Museum of the Year, and the opening of the £113 million Emirates Arena, incorporating the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome. Bridget is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.