Ken has almost 40 years of experience in local government. He worked as the head of various departments before becoming Head of Service for East Renfrewshire Council in 1996. Then in 2008 he was made Head of Education Services.
In addition to his role as Company Secretary with SLIC, Ken is an Area Convener with Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS). He currently heads the voluntary team which supports the invaluable work of the Children’s Panel in East Renfrewshire.
Ken is also a Director of SURF – Scotland’s independent regeneration network. The social enterprise company is the primary area for independent debate on community regeneration in Scotland.
In the past Ken has held the position of Trustee with the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland (CILIPS).