Rory Mair

Rory Mair



Rory Mair became a non-executive director of the Scottish Government in 2024.

Rory Mair CBE served as Chair of Citizens Advice Scotland from 2017-2023. Before that he was Chief Executive of COSLA from 2002-15, and prior to this appointment, Rory had spent five years as Director of Aviemore Projects for Highlands & Islands Enterprise. 
Previous to this, but following local government re-organisation in 1996,  Rory spent a short time as Strategic Director for Social Strategy with Fife Council.
Before local government re-organisation, Rory was appointed Chief  Executive of Ross & Cromarty District Council and was, at the time, the youngest ever Chief Executive in British local government.
In his early career, Rory spent 10 years in a variety of less senior local government posts.       

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