Mr Stephen McKenzie was head of children's services with Renfrewshire Council until 2010. Before this he was a head teacher, senior inspector of education and principal officer in strategic planning and quality assurance. He served on many national advisory bodies, currently working with those involved in education processes, as well as running his own voluntary consultancy. Mr McKenzie will bring to the board his strong interest and expertise in services for children and young people, which he will use to support the work of the health board. Mr McKenzie is a Member of the Scottish Qualifications Authority Advisory Council for which he receives expenses only. Mr McKenzie is Chair of NHS Ayrshire & Arran's Information Governance Committee.