Senior Management Team Meeting - Minutes - 28 June 2022



Hugh Gillies - Director


Frances Pacitti (FP) – Director


Bettina Sizeland (BS) – Director

Luke Macauley (LMc) - Active Travel Transformation Project and Policy Manager


Kerry Twyman (KT) – Director

Danny Chalmers (DC) – Head of Communications


Stuart Greig – Director

Major Projects

Lawrence Shackman (LS) – Director


Bill Reeve (BR) - Director


Stewart Leggett (SL) – Director


Fiona Brown (FB) – Director

Anne Martin (AM) - Head of Transport Strategy & Coordination


Gillian McCole (GM) – Head of Chief Executive Office

Pamela Yorke (PY) – Head of Secretariat

Steven Wyllie (SW) – Corporate Governance Manager

General Update

Directors provided an update on all areas of Transport Scotland business over the last month.  This included roads, rail, ferries and finance.


KT provided a general update on the organisations financial position

Risk Update

KT discussed the current Corporate Risk Register.  Each risk was discussed and any changes were marked for discussion at the next Risk Management Group meeting.


SW discussed correspondence figures and outlined that there continues to be an increase in FoI activity which additional resource are being moved to help manage.  Overall position of all correspondence is in line with year on year figures.

Corporate Update

SW discussed the staff notice around document management and ensuring that all information is stored correctly and kept for appropriate periods.

SW also discussed the current status of the business plan and that directorates will be asked for quarter 1 updates this week.

Constitution Update

An update was given on today’s announcement by the FM.

Hybrid working

SG discussed the hybrid working paper with Directors.  This paper will act as a blueprint to integrate hybrid working into Transport Scotland.

Active Travel

BS discussed updates on active travel including its steering group, future funding, guiding principles.

LMc gave an active travel transformation presentation.

The Senior Management Team agreed to decide on any actions at a future dedicated meeting.


No other business was tabled.

Published Date 28 Jun 2022 Type Topic