Social Security in Scotland – CEO Thinkspace with David Wallace, CEO, Social Security Scotland

The next CEO Thinkspace event will hear from David Wallace, CEO of Social Security Scotland.

The fledgling agency has been formed to deliver soon to be devolved and new benefits following the Smith Commission in 2014 and the Scotland Act in 2016.

It has just delivered the first installment of the new Carers Allowance supplement and has started taking applications for the Best Start Delivery Grant.

The agency focuses on delivering its services and treating claimants with dignity and respect. 

This event is targetted at third sector CEOs, directors and managers from across Glasgow. Come and hear about the work of the agency and its local delivery plans. You can also ask questions about the future work of the agency.

More about David Wallace – 

David is the first Chief Executive of Social Security Scotland, responsible for the set-up of Scotland’s most significant new public service since devolution.  David has extensive experience in leading public services in Scotland including leadership roles as Chief Executive of Disclosure Scotland and the Student Awards Agency in Scotland. This follows a long career in Scottish Government in various policy posts.