Miller McLean is a chartered banker and solicitor educated at Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities. He retired in April 2010 as Group General Counsel and Group Secretary of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc. Throughout his career, he developed skills in governance and strategic planning at Board level.
A former President and Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Bankers in Scotland, he received the Law Awards of Scotland Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. He has a keen interest in Scottish history and culture, having curatorial experience with the Royal Bank of Scotland archive, art collections and heritage projects.
He is currently Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel of the Chartered Banker Institute, an independent trustee of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, a member of the Executive Committee of the David Livingstone Trust and an independent member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Scottish Rural Colleges. He is a former Chairman of the Industry and Parliament Trust and the Whitehall & Industry Group and a former member of the Court of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.
Miller became a Trustee of National Museums Scotland in October 2010 and his second term of appointment runs until September 2018. He lives in Edinburgh.