Appointment of a new member of the Consumer Scotland Board

Scottish Ministers are seeking to appoint a fifth member to the Board of Consumer Scotland.

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Scottish Ministers are seeking to appoint a fifth member to the Board of Consumer Scotland.

The new non-executive position will play a key strategic role in ensuring the delivery of the body’s purpose to improve outcomes for current and future consumers, working with other Board members and the senior team.

Consumer Scotland, set up under the Consumer Scotland Act 2020, is independent from government and accountable to the Scottish Parliament.

Candidates with experience of working in a consumer facing context, gained in any sector or size of business, who have strong analysis, planning, collaboration and advocacy skills are being sought.

Those interested are being encouraged to apply before the 4th September deadline.

Applications from women would be particularly welcomed to achieve gender balance on the Board, along with applications from people from minority ethnic communities, LGBT+ people, young people and people with disabilities.

Consumer Scotland Chair David Wilson said:

“We are seeking a new board member who is a passionate about the key issues facing consumers, such as the cost of living crisis, the transition to net zero and the particular challenges facing consumers in vulnerable circumstances.

“I am keen our Board has a diverse range of skills and experience. We are seeking a motivated individual who can quickly build credibility when engaging both internal and external stakeholders and who has the enthusiasm and personal desire to make a significant contribution to our strategic agenda.”

Members of the Board are appointed by Scottish Ministers. To find out more about the role and to apply, visit the Scottish Government website.