Managing the business

The role of The Accountant in Bankruptcy, (an independent statutory officer laid down in the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (as amended) and the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016; and Agency Chief Executive (the senior governing officer, accountable officer, responsible for the infrastructure of the agency) is held by Dr Richard Dennis.

The Accountant role is supported by the Depute Accountant in Bankruptcy (again a role in statute).

The Agency Chief Executive is also supported in the strategic direction of the Agency by the Advisory Board, which includes one Executive Director, the Head of Finance, the Head of Governance and Non-executive Board Members.

Organisational Structure

This section gives information on how the Agency is structured and how it delivers its functions through:

  • Organisational and management structure
  • Biographies of board members
  • Agenda and minutes of top level meetings
  • Roles and responsibilities of branches within the Agency