Formerly Deputy Keeper for the Registers of Scotland (The Scottish Land Register) Andy has worked closely with Challenges Worldwide for a number of years, culminating in a partnership between the Scottish Land Register and their counterparts in Malawi, the Ministry of Lands. This has provided an unrivalled development opportunity for staff while developing the capacity and modernisation of the land register in Malawi.
Andy joined the Civil Service in 1979 and his civil service career included a number of years in the Department of Employment followed by a variety of posts within Registers of Scotland. This included land surveying, project managing the delivery of RoS Digital Mapping System and Director of Registration from February 2003.
Andy has an MBA from Edinburgh University and a Diploma in Conveyancing from Abertay University. He is now a self employed consultant with recent assignments in Kosovo, Nigeria and Liberia and is currently involved in the development of Challenges Consulting business.