Marion S. Venman
General Counsel and Secretary to the ScottishPower Board
Marion S. Venman was appointed Secretary to the Board and General Counsel in October 2007. Prior to this, Marion was the Legal and Commercial Director for SP Energy Networks.
Marion is responsible for the provision of all legal advice and support to the ScottishPower Board and ScottishPower’s businesses in the UK. These responsibilities include the supervision and implementation of ScottishPower’s corporate governance system and management of its corporate structure.
Prior to joining ScottishPower, Marion held various legal roles in Clyde Blowers, Seagram Distillers plc, John Wood Group plc and completed her legal traineeship with Scottish Enterprise.
She was a member of the Board of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre from 2014 to 2016, and was appointed to the Court of the University of Strathclyde in 2012.
Marion holds a LLB (Hons) Degree in Law and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Strathclyde. She has completed the Global Leadership Programme in conjunction with IMD Business School.
In 2021, Marion was conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of the University of Strathclyde for her outstanding contribution to the University Court.