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Colin McKay (United Kingdom, Scotland)

United Kingdom

Colin took up the post of Chief Executive of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland in April 2014. He worked in Scottish Government for 14 years, including 4 years working on mental health law reform, first as secretary to the Millan Committee, and then as Bill manager for the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003. He also worked in Government on justice, strategy and public service reform. Previously he was a solicitor, and spent 10 years with ENABLE Scotland, where he led campaigning and policy work, established the ENABLE Trustee Service, and served as a Mental Welfare Commissioner for 2 years. He has a particular interest in the interface of law, care and ethics.



Last Updated: Tuesday 09 September 2014