Ian Ruthven

Chair of SLIC

Ian is Professor of Information Seeking and Retrieval at the University of Strathclyde Information School.

Harry Mulvey


Harry is an ACCA qualified accountant with an MBA degree from Strathclyde University and many years of experience in the private sector and the NHS.

Alison is Interim Associate Director for Collections and Research at the National Library of Scotland. She is Vice-Chair of SLIC and chairs the Funding Sub Committee.

John Scally is the National Librarian and Chief Executive of the National Library of Scotland. As well as being a SLIC Board Member, he is also a member of the British Library Advisory Council.

Andrew is the Head of Communities and Libraries at Glasgow Life.

Jonathan is a qualified lawyer with an MBA and through varied roles has experience with companies of all sizes in the private sector as well as academia, local and national government.

Jill Reid is the Information Services Manager at North East Scotland College (NESCol), managing three campus libraries in Aberdeen & Fraserburgh. She is also the Chair of College Development Network’s Librarians' and Information Services Network.

Robert Ruthven is the Director of Library Services at Glasgow Caledonian University and has over 25 years of experience the library sector.

Gary Cameron is a Senior Policy Manager within the Scottish Government's Community Justice Division. Prior to taking this role he was the Director of Strategy within Creative Scotland, the national agency for the arts, screen and creative industries.

Fiona is a Network Librarian for Mearns with Live Life Aberdeenshire. She has enjoyed a long career in the library sector.






Robin has been involved in the IT sector for over 30 years mostly in sales, marketing and professional services. in 2014 he set up Abergower Ltd which helps clients implement digital transformation strategies.

Rachel is the Compliance and Wellbeing Coordinator for the Scottish Youth Football Association - Scotland's national governing body for youth football.

Robert is Principal Consultant at Acorn Learning Ltd. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Anna McInnes has 15 years of experience working libraries across sectors and in different countries. She is currently a Senior Sales Engineer for Innovative Interfaces, a provider of library software and services.