Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Director of Education and Children’s Services, Mr Peter Carpenter, is taking up a new post as a Director of Education in Abu Dhabi.
Mr Carpenter said: “I have enjoyed my work with the Comhairle and I have been privileged to work with so many skilled and able colleagues in the Western Isles.”
The Comhairle’s Chair of Education and Children’s Services, Cllr Catriona Stewart, said; “Peter has met the challenges of running the Education and Children’s Services in the Western Isles during a period of considerable change and it has been a pleasure to work alongside him. I wish Peter every success in his new post.”
Mr Carpenter will start work in the United Arab Emirates in April 2015.