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Senior Management Team

Our Senior Management Team is the executive, decision-making body within CHS. They are responsible for the day to day management of operational functions and the National Team.

Their role is to:

Our Senior Management Team is made up of seven people:

  • Boyd McAdam, National Convener and Chief Executive
  • Elliot Jackson, Depute Chief Executive
  • Christine Mullen, Operations Manager
  • Ed Morrison, Finance Director (SCRA shared services role)
  • Lynne Harrison, Business Manager
  • Lawrie McDonald, Head of IT
  • Susan Deery, Head of HR (SCRA shared services role)

Find out more about our Senior Management Team.



Our SMT meets monthly. You can view meeting points from some of our recent meetings via the links on the right hand side of this page.



As a public body, CHS is required to publish information about salaries over £58,200 (per annum) paid to Senior Managers:

Name: Boyd McAdam
Title: National Convener and Chief Executive
Salary: £65,000-£69,999