Jayne Scott – reflections of a departing Non-Executive Director

“The role of the Non-Executive Director at Registers of Scotland has arguably never been more important.” “I didn’t want to become part of the brickwork”, jokes Jayne Scott, who recently decided to step down after eight years as a Non-Executive Director on the Registers of Scotland (RoS) Board and Chair of the Registers of Scotland (RoS) Audit Committee. “I’m a firm believer that it is … Continue reading Jayne Scott – reflections of a departing Non-Executive Director

RoS Board – a day in the life

Blog post by Andrew Harvey, non-executive director at Registers of Scotland Having joined the Registers of Scotland Board in the summer (after four years as a member of its Audit and Risk Committee), I’ve now been to my first meetings.  It’s been great to get to know the organisation better and to meet so many of our people in recent months. I’m pleased to have … Continue reading RoS Board – a day in the life

Message from the Keeper: August 2019

Transparency is vital for public organisations, and it’s something I’m passionate about at Registers of Scotland. In recapping what I’ve been up to in August, I’m going to focus on how so much of the work my colleagues and I do revolves around transparency. The clear example of ensuring transparency is customer engagement. It’s a feature of what I do every month, and during August … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: August 2019

Message from the Keeper: June 2019

This month, I’ve been reflecting on the ideas of responsibility and risk. It was the theme of a presentation I gave this month at Civil Service Live (CSL), an annual series of conferences across the UK where government colleagues can meet to share ideas and experiences. I began my presentation with a simple question: Do you feel comfortable taking responsible risks at work to deliver … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: June 2019

Diversity, risk, resource: Behind the scenes of our latest board meeting

Deepa Mann-Kler, one of our Non-Executive Directors, gives us an insight into the Registers of Scotland’s board and explores why it’s important to prioritise diversity. Learn more about Deepa on our website. Our role is to provide independent oversight and constructive challenge. I’ve been a RoS non-executive director (NED) board member since 2015. It is one of several non-executive posts that I hold, including one … Continue reading Diversity, risk, resource: Behind the scenes of our latest board meeting