The public appointments team:

Ian Bruce

Tel: 0131 347 3897
i.bruce@ethicalstandards.org.uk

 

Ian is our public appointments manager. He manages the work of Public Appointments Advisers and provides them with training and advice to support them. He is the first point of contact for the Scottish Government and helps its sponsor teams to comply with the Code.

Ian’s career has spanned the public, private and voluntary sectors. His last position before joining us was as chief executive of a charity. In that capacity he worked with volunteer executive committees from communities across Scotland. He believes there is a huge untapped resource of people with the talent and commitment to serve on public bodies. 


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Melanie Stronach

Tel: 0131 347 3899
m.stronach@ethicalstandards.org.uk

Melanie is our public appointments officer. She supports the public appointments manager in managing the work of Public Appointments Advisers.  She also maintains the information and data sources related to Public Appointments, analysing these and producing reports.  She liaises with the Scottish Government and helps its sponsor teams to comply with the Code.

Melanie’s career has included the public and private sectors in a range of HR roles and industries. Her last position before joining us was in Local Government where she held a lead role in promoting equality and diversity in employment.  She has a strong belief in the role of public bodies and believes that greater board diversity will better help them meet the needs of the people that they serve.  


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