Minister for Public Finance

Ivan McKee MSP



Minister for Public Finance
Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

Ivan McKee was appointed Minister for Public Finance in May 2024.


Supports the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government.

Specific responsibilities are: 

  • planning
  • non-domestic rates (NDR) and NDR business engagement
  • public sector pensions / Scottish Public Pensions Agency
  • Registers of Scotland
  • statutory debt management and debt relief, diligence and Accountant in Bankruptcy
  • consumer advocacy and advice
  • Consumer Scotland

Public finance

  • budget revisions
  • outturn

Public service reform

  • public sector productivity and efficient government
  • public bodies policy
  • civil service transformation,
  • government procurement and shared services
  • estates and property

Community empowerment

  • Local Governance Review
  • 20 minute neighbourhoods (cross-government delivery)


Ivan McKee's career has involved a number of senior roles in manufacturing and business, managing companies in the UK as well as Poland, Finland, Croatia and Bosnia.

Early in his career, Ivan spent two years with VSO in Bangladesh. He is currently a trustee of the charity CEI, which supports education and health projects in Bangladesh.

Ivan has been MSP for Glasgow Provan since May 2016. He was brought up in Glasgow where he studied at the University of Strathclyde. He also studied at the University of Newcastle.

He was previously the Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation and Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise. 

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