The other GTC member is Anne Harper, a former BP executive, who is Tory candidate in Midlothian.
The independent sector educated 29 Tories, 13 Liberal Democrats, five Labour candidates and four Nationalists. Fourteen Tories, 10 SNP candidates and five Liberal Democrats were students in further education colleges.
The new Commons could see the first former teacher and pupil combination if Paul Curran, the Solicitor General, is returned for the normally safe Tory seat of Eastwood. His maths teacher at St Augustine's High in Edinburgh was Dennis Canavan, the Labour candidate in Falkirk West.