Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Cities Strategy, Nicola Sturgeon, today announced the appointment of a new Member to the Care Inspectorate’s Board.
The Care Inspectorate is the independent scrutiny and improvement body for social services, including child protection services. The Care Inspectorate have a significant part to play in improving services for adults and children across Scotland. The Care Inspectorate regulate and inspect individual care services and carry out social work and child protection inspections. The Care Inspectorate are here to make sure that people receive the highest quality of care and that their rights are promoted and protected.
The new Member is:
Mr Ian Doig - an experienced non-executive board member, committed to
developing corporate governance and effectiveness of public bodies. Ian has served on a range of Scottish Government bodies: he is a board member of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), a board member and chair of the audit committee of the National Records of Scotland (NRS) and a member of the audit committee of the Scottish Court Service (SCS). He was previously a board member of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). Ian is experienced in building partnership working between public services, at the interface between the public and private sectors and with professional associations. His practical experience includes strategy development, financial management audit committees and risk management. He is also a qualified accountant and a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPF A) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Previously he held executive posts as CIPFA Director for Scotland and senior finance directorate posts with a range of local authorities.
This appointment will be for three years and will run from August 1, 2012 to February 28, 2015.
This appointment is part-time and attracts a remuneration of £161 per day for a time commitment of two days per month.
Ian Doig is a member of Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for which he receives a remuneration of £6,501 per annum.
This appointment is regulated by the Public Appointments Commissioner for Scotland.
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. Ian Doig has had no political activity in the last five years.