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CPIB Members

Members of the Community Planning Improvement Board come from all the main stakeholders in community planning.


  • Chair: Steve Grimmond - Chief Executive, Fife Council/SOLACE
  • David Martin - Chief Executive, Dundee City Council/SOLACE
  • Gerald McLaughlin - Chief Executive, NHS Health Scotland
  • Mark McAteer - Director of Strategic Planning, Performance and Communications, Scottish Fire and Rescue
  • Malcolm Graham - ACC Strategic Change, Police Scotland
  • Kenny Richmond - Head of Economics, Scottish Enterprise
  • James Russell - Director of CIAG Operations, Skills Development Scotland
  • Ella Simpson - Chief Executive, EVOC
  • Amanda Coulthard - Community Planning Managers Network
  • Allister Short - Health and Social Care Chief Officers
  • Fraser McKinlay - Controller of Audit and Director of Performance and Best Value, Audit Scotland
  • Audrey MacDougall - Deputy Director Communities Analysis and Scottish Government Chief Social Researcher, Scottish Government
  • David Milne - Public Bodies and Public Service Reform Division, Scottish Government
  • Roger Halliday - Chief Statistician and Data Officer, Scottish Government
  • Sarah Gadsden - Chief Executive, Improvement Service
  • Philip Couser - Director of Public Health and Intelligence, NHS NSS
  • Nick Watson - Lead Director, What Works Scotland


If you have any queries relating to the board or want more information, please contact Emily Lynch.


Emily Lynch

Programme Manager, Performance Management and Benchmarking

Tel. 01506 283811

Email Emily


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