Chief executive, Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) from October 2011
David Robb took over from Jane Ryder as the second chief executive of the Office for the Scottish Regulator (OSCR) in October 2011. His prior role was head of public service reform and efficiency for the Scottish government.
He previously worked as director of policy and development at the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman from October 2007 - March 2010 and was head of the Scottish government's Public Bodies Policy Division.
From 2001 - 2003 he was a policy adviser in the First Minister's Policy Unit and also worked as head of the NHS Workforce Development Unit from 2002 - 2004.
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The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has rejected extending the remit of the Fundraising Regulator to Scotland, instead recommending that greater responsibility for regulating fundraising be placed on charities themselves.
The level of trust in charities in Scotland has fallen slightly following negative media reports, according to reports published this week by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.
It has been ten years since the passing of the Act that brought the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) into being - but there are changes afoot, says David Robb.
Proposed plans to get charities to pay for their own regulator will need a change in legislation, the Charity Commission told a Parliamentary Committee yesterday.
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has launched its informal review into Scottish fundraising, to determine whether self-regulation in the sector is effective.
The number of charitable incorporated organisations in Scotland has doubled in just over a year, according to figures released last week by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.
Scottish church ministers and officials are concerned that the same-sex marriage bill, passed this week, will impact on churches’ charitable status.