Ian Ruthven

Chair of SLIC

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

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)

Abigail’s library sector experience has spanned public, Further Education and Higher Education. She currently manages the People and Organisational Development team at Dundee and Angus College.

Sha is the art director & publisher at BHP Comics, Scotland's only graphic novel publisher. He produces Glasgow Comic Con, Edinburgh Comic Art Festival and is the founding chair of the Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance (SICBA).

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.

Ann is the Programme Director for Knowledge Management in NHS Education for Scotland. She currently combines her NHS role with two commissions from the Scottish Government.

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. 

Emma was a member of the Scottish Libraries Vision Panel for Scotland, a co-design project with Young Scot. She has worked on many volunteer projects, including those focusing on education and environmental issues.

Susan Ashworth is Executive Director Information Services & University Librarian at the University of Glasgow. 

Fiona is Chair of the Association of Public Libraries in Scotland (APLS) and is the Library & Information Services Manager with Aberdeen City Council.

Fiona is the Libraries, Customer & Culture Senior Manager with ANGUSalive. Her responsibilities include the management of libraries, museums & galleries as well as ACCESS offices – the council’s face-to-face customer contact service.

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.