Brian is the Policy Director for CCPS Seminars Scotland, a social enterprise which whose main purpose is to design and deliver half day seminars on topical themes and create networking opportunities covering a range of social policy issues.
Brian has over 20 years experience of the conference and seminar market in Scotland. He spent 8 years as Organiser for the Scottish Transport Studies Group and for 4 years organised a range of public policy conferences with his business Capital Conferences Scotland.
in 2007 Brian joined Mackay Hannah as a marketing officer and latterly worked as a conference researcher.
Brian has had a political career in Local Government. In May 1990 Brian was elected to Lothian Regional Council and following Local Government Reorganisation served on the City of Edinburgh Council until May 2003 where he held the positions of Convener of Finance and Convener of Housing.