Meet the team – Scotland

David MacCrimmon Seconded to the Scottish Business Resilience Centre from Police Scotland, PC David MacCrimmon is both CSSC Scotland’s Manager and Police Liaison. David is the National Lead at the centre for Serious & Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism, and has 20 years police experience in a variety of roles including Response Policing, Community Policing, and latterly Border Policing Command at Glasgow International Airport.

The Advisory Board

Co-Chairs:

Alasdair MacFarlane, RBS Alasdair joined the RBS group in July 2010 and is currently Head of Fraud prevention and Response. He has several years prior experience in risk and financial crime leadership roles in Lloyds Banking Group and HBOS plc, most recently in the post of Fraud Director.
He holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Scotland.
ACC Steve Johnson, Police Scotland Steve joined West Midlands Police in 1995 after a career in the Royal Navy, before transferring to Cumbria Constabulary in 1997. He was promoted to Detective Superintendent In April 2007 undertaking such roles as Director of Intelligence, Head of Public Protection Unit including Head of Professional Standards Department. In August 2013 Steve took over responsibility for Territorial Policing Command in Cumbria before being appointed as Temporary Assistant Chief Constable in Cumbria Constabulary in August 2014.
In May 2016 Steve was appointed Assistant Chief Constable Crime within the Police Service of Scotland with responsibility for Crime, Safer Communities, Intelligence Support, Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism. He has strategic command and responsibility for the delivery of Scotland’s national response to all major investigations, including the investigation of all homicides and critical Incidents which present the greatest level of risk to the to the force.Steve is the chair of the Scottish Crime Campus management board, charged with  enhancing collaboration between key partner organisations, including; Specialist Crime Division, Forensic Science, in partnership with Crown Office, Procurator Fiscal Service, HM Revenue and Customs and the National Crime Agency (SOCA) in the fight against serious organised crime and terrorism within Scotland.
Steve is the chair of the Scottish Crime Campus management board, charged with  enhancing collaboration between key partner organisations, including; Specialist Crime Division, Forensic Science, in partnership with Crown Office, Procurator Fiscal Service, HM Revenue and Customs and the National Crime Agency (SOCA) in the fight against serious organised crime and terrorism within Scotland.

The Board:

Mandy Haeburn-Little, Scottish Business Resilience Centre Mandy Haeburn-Little became Director of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) at the end of 2011, since then it has undergone a complete transformation and strategic review. Mandy has occupied a number of senior roles within the private and public sectors and is particularly interested in strategic change, customer service and leadership. Under Mandy’s leadership SBRC has established itself as a hub of innovation and business improvement in support of partners and the business community.
Mandy sits on a number of strategic boards within Police and Fire sectors, and is also on the Advisory Board for Cyber in Scotland, Cyber and Business Crime in Wales.
Outside work Mandy is an exhibited artist, originally trained to Spanish translation standard, is a Governor of the Merchant schools, fellow of the RSA and on the Advisory Panel of Champions of Tennis.
Andrew Slorance, Scottish Government Andrew is Head of Communications in the Scottish Government’s Resilience department, and for the period through until the conclusion of the Games is also the communications adviser to the SG’s Commonwealth Safety and Security Committee. Born and brought up in Hawick, Andrew started out as a news and sports reporter in the late 1980s, before moving to Edinburgh 20 years ago to join the then Scottish Office’s press office.
Since 1993 he has filled a number of PR roles in government across all devolved portfolio areas, including three years as the Head of Media Relations at the Scottish Parliament and another three years as First Minister Alex Salmond’s official media spokesman. He has been involved in communications planning and delivery around emergency incidents and major events for much of his career, taking up a dedicated position in Resilience communications in 2012. Outside work, Andrew’s interests are his family, sport and reading.
Russell Kerr, SecuriGroup A graduate of the University of Aberdeen, Russel Kerr joined the board of SecuriGroup in 2001 before his appointment as Managing Director in 2003. His role at SecuriGroup involves oversight of the operational divisions, financial functions, corporate governance and statutory compliance. Russel is the current Chair of the British Security Industry Association in Scotland, a member of the Security Institute and is a Governance Board Member of the Security Regulation Alliance. He continues to support industry best practice by working closely with the sector’s Home Office Regulator, the Security Industry Authority, where he was appointed to its Strategic Consultation Group in 2011.
Ken McNab, The Travel Company Edinburgh Ken McNab is The Managing Director of The Travel Company Edinburgh. He has served as the Chairman of ABTA in Scotland and was also previously the Aviation Convenor of SPAA (The World’s Oldest Travel Agent Association).
Ken started his working life as a Civil Engineer in Local Government. He then spent 24 years with Shell Oils. Ken was appointed a Non Executive Director of the Advantage Group in June 2009 and retired in June 2013. He was also elected as President of the UK Chapter of ASTA (The American Society of Travel Agents). Ken has a keen interest in Motor Sport and was a committee member of SMTA (The Scottish Motor Trade Association).
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