Formerly Head of Transport Group at the Scottish Executive/Government, with 24 years’ experience in the Senior Civil Service. Since 2005, Non-Councillor Member of the South East Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran). Senior Independent Director, latterly Deputy Chair, Lothian Buses Ltd, 2010-15. Decision maker on (English) concessionary bus fares appeals, Department for Transport, 2006-10. Public member, Network Rail, 2008-10.