Public appointment: member appointed to the NHS Education for Scotland Board

Public appointment news release.

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care, Humza Yousaf MSP today announced the appointment of Annie Gunner Logan as a Member of the NHS Education for Scotland Board.


Annie Gunner Logan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland (CCPS), a membership organisation bringing together Scotland’s third sector social care organisations. Annie has served as a non-executive Director of the Scottish Government since 2014, and in that capacity serves on the Executive Board of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS). She has previously served as a non-executive member on a range of public and voluntary sector boards, including the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) and the UK drug and alcohol treatment charity, Phoenix Futures. In 2013, she was appointed by the (then) Deputy First Minister to serve on the Expert Working Group on Welfare in an Independent Scotland. In March 2016, Annie joined the Advisory Board of IPPR Scotland and in 2021, she joined the Advisory Board of the International Public Policy Observatory (IPPO). Annie has a master's degree in Social and Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh.


This appointment will be for four years and will run from 1 November 2021 to 31 October 2025.

This appointment is regulated by the Ethical Standards Commissioner.


This appointment is part-time and attracts a remuneration of £8,842 per annum for a time commitment of one day per week.

Other ministerial appointments

Annie Gunner Logan does not hold any other public appointments.

Political activity

All appointments are made on merit and political activity plays no part in the selection process. However, in accordance with the original Nolan recommendations, there is a requirement for appointees’ political activity within the last five years (if there is any to be declared) to be made public.

Annie Gunner Logan has had no political activity within the last five years.


High quality education, training and lifelong learning are vital to providing excellent health services. NHS Education for Scotland is the Education, Training and Workforce Development Organisation for the NHS in Scotland and helps to provide better patient care by providing educational solutions for workforce development.

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