Ian Small, Head of Public Policy and Corporate Affairs, Scotland

Biography

Last updated March 2009

Ian Small is Head of Public Policy and Corporate Affairs at BBC Scotland.

He started his career in teaching and lecturing before he moved to Strathclyde Regional Council's press office in 1988.

He later worked as Communications Officer for the region's Education Department before joining BBC Scotland's press office in 1995.

Work in PR, marketing and international relations in the Middle East followed before he returned to BBC Scotland in 2000 to work on BBC Scotland's Pacific Quay project.

From 2002 to 2006, he oversaw the organisation's governance and accountability functions as Secretary to the Broadcasting Council for Scotland.

He is a member of the Board of Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland and a Director/Trustee of Inspiring Scotland.

A graduate of Glasgow University, his hobbies include film, music, travel, football and cooking.