Publication - Transparency data

Appointments or employment of former staff: July 2019 to November 2020

Published: 1 Feb 2021
Directorate:
People Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

Outside appointments or employment taken up by former staff at SCS1 and SCS2 and equivalents (including special advisers of equivalent standing).

Published:
1 Feb 2021
Appointments or employment of former staff: July 2019 to November 2020

July 2019 to September 2019

Full Name of Applicant

Title of Former Scottish Government Role

Date Left/Retired from the Civil Service

New Appointment/Employment (including date taken up)

Scottish Government Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or  other conditions or restrictions applied)

Michael Cross

Seconded to Scottish Funding Council

2 July 2019

Director of Corporate Support, City of Glasgow College

2 July 2019

No restrictions

Fiona Robertson

Director Learning

19 July 2019

CE and Chief Examining Officer Scotland, Scottish Qualifications Authority

22 July 2019

No restrictions

Elspeth Macdonald

Head of Strategy and  Policy, Deputy CE Food Standards Scotland

2 August 2019

CE Scottish Fishermen’s Federation

5 August 2019

No restrictions

Eleanor Ryan

Director of Budget and Sustainability

11 September 2019

Director of Glen Shuraig Consulting Ltd providing consultancy on governance, leadership and project assurance.

16 September 2019

Restriction on soliciting work on an individual basis from SG contacts for 2 years after leaving the Scottish Government

October 2019 to December 2019

Full Name of Applicant

Title of Former Scottish Government Role

Date Left/Retired from the Civil Service

New Appointment/Employment (including date taken up)

Scottish Government Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or  other conditions or restrictions applied)

Paul Smart

Head of College Policy

31 December 2018

Independent consultancy.  Initial commission advising College Development Network on Strategic Framework
2 December 2019

12 month lobbying restriction

January to March 2020

Full Name of Applicant

Title of Former Scottish Government Role

Date Left/Retired from the Civil Service

New Appointment/Employment (including date taken up)

Scottish Government Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or  other conditions or restrictions applied)

Mike Baxter

Director of Finance & Corporate Services, Transport Scotland

5 January 2020

Director of Finance & Corporate Services, Scottish Qualifications Authority

6 January 2020

No restrictions

Aileen McKechnie

Director of Advanced Learning & Science

28 February 2020

Principal and CEO of South Lanarkshire College

2 March 2020

No restrictions

Anne Moises

Chief Information Officer

5 April 2019

External board member for National Records of Scotland (NRS) on its Census 2021 Board. 

30 August 2019

No restrictions

NB: Retrospective application, approved exceptionally and former SCS reminded of the ACOBA rules

April to November 2020

Full Name of Applicant

Title of Former Scottish Government Role

Date Left/Retired from the Civil Service

New Appointment/Employment (including date taken up)

Scottish Government Decision on Application (including details of any waiting period or  other conditions or restrictions applied)

Gordon Wales

 

Chief Financial Officer

11 July 2020

Finance Director for Network Rail Scotland

13 July 2020

Approved.

Stewart Maxwell

 

 

Special Adviser

 

31 July 2020

Policy and Public Affairs Manager, David MacBrayne Ltd

3 August 2020

Approved with a 12 month lobbying ban.

David Ritchie

 

Head of Scottish Investments, Scottish National Investment Bank Programme

30 October 2020

Executive Director, Partnerships & Engagement, Scottish National Investment Bank

Approved.

Uzma Khan

Deputy Director for Economic Policy

 

11 November 2020

Director of Planning, Insights and Analysis and Deputy Secretary, Glasgow University

12 November 2020

Approved