Our people

We employ around 310 people. Some are based in Edinburgh, where we have our headquarters, and others are in offices throughout Scotland. A board oversees our work.

Board members

Alan Alexander

Professor Alan Alexander OBE

Chair of Audit Scotland Board

Alan is a distinguished academic and leading authority on the development of local government in the UK. He has served as a councillor, and is a former chair of Scottish Water and general secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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Ronnie Hinds

Ronnie Hinds

Interim Chair of the Accounts Commission

Ronnie was Chief Executive of Fife Council from 2006 to 2013. Prior to that he held a number of senior finance positions in Scottish local government and was Controller of Audit from 2000 to 2003.

He was previously a member of the Accounts Commission and was Acting Chair from 2017 to 2019. He was also Chair of Boundaries Scotland and Lead Non Executive Director with the Scottish Government, standing down from both positions in June 2023.

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Jackie Mann

Jackie Mann

Independent, non-executive director of the Audit Scotland Board

Jackie has more than 30 years’ experience in human resources in the UK and overseas. She has been a board member for Developing the Young Workforce, served on the Children’s Panel for Scotland and is a Justice of the Peace.

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Executive team