Chief Executive

Anna Fowlie   

Before taking up her post as the Chief Executive of the SSSC in November 2009, Anna Fowlie worked for the Scottish Government, leading a team focused on improving outcomes for looked-after children. In that role, she worked closely with local authorities and other services to raise awareness and aspiration for children and young people in public care. Anna came to that post from COSLA, the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, where she was team leader for children and young people, lobbying on behalf of local government on all policy issues relating to education and children's services with a lead role on the social services workforce.

Originally from Inverness, Anna has an honours degree from Edinburgh University in the History of Art. She is a chartered member of the Charted Institute of Personnel and Development and before joining COSLA had worked in human resources in local authorities for 18 years.


Disclosure of senior staff names and salaries

In October 2010, the Scottish Government asked Scottish non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) and Public Corporations to list the names and salary details of members of their senior leadership team on their websites.

The table below includes details of the SSSC's Executive Management Team. The information is correct as at 31 March 2017.

Director of Fitness to Practise​
Name Job title SSSC grade Pay rate as at 31 March 2017 Notes
Maree Allison Director of Fitness to Practise  A2 £60,001 - £65,000  
Lorraine Gray Director of Strategic Performance and Engagement A2 £65,001 - £70,000  
Name undisclosed Director of Sector Development A2 £65,001 - £70,000  
Gordon Weir Director of Corporate Services  N/A  

Employee of Care Inspectorate. SSSC pay 20% + VAT  
of salary to Care Inspectorate.

View the Care Inspectorate website for more information.

Anna Fowlie Chief Executive N/A £80,001 - £85,000k  


You can find out more about the SSSC on our about us pages.