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 Head of Learning Resources at The Glasgow School of Art and the former Chair of the Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries (SCURL)

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.

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. 

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 the Interim Director, Strategy at Creative Scotland. Prior to taking on this role, he was Head of Place, Partnerships and Communities within Creative Scotland. He has over ten years of experience working within local authorities.

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).

Penny is Libraries Manager for City of Glasgow College. She has worked in digital technologies and the library and information sector for the last 20 years.