Stòras Uibhist has appointed a new Chief Executive.
Dr Fraser Quin, 51, is presently Chief Executive of the Eric Liddell Centre in Edinburgh, a charity working in the dementia care sector, and also offering befriending services for carers.
He has extensive experience in running his own business, and in 2000, he set up and developed a company, Kidzcare Limited, which he subsequently sold in 2014. Previous to that he was a senior lecturer in the Scottish Agriculture College.
Dr Quin has a PhD in Environmental Economics from Edinburgh University. He is a keen motorcyclist, and other hobbies include keeping fit, running, and walking his dogs.
Angus MacMillan, Chairman of Stòras Uibhist, said: “We are delighted to attract someone of the calibre of Fraser as Chief Executive. He has a unique blend of business, third sector, and public sector skills, which will be essential in delivering our ambitious plans for the further development of the estate.”
Dr Fraser Quin stated: “I am absolutely thrilled to be offered this unique post, and look forward to meeting the community in South Uist at the forthcoming AGM on 16th June.”
Dr Quin will formally take up the post of Chief Executive of Stòras Uibhist in July.