Turning Point Scotland can announce that Chief Executive Martin Cawley has left.

He will take on the post as Director of Big Lottery Scotland.

Martin said:

“I have enjoyed the last 8 years immensely.

It wasn’t an easy decision to come to.

Leading Turning Point Scotland is one of the most exciting and challenging roles in social care in the country.

However, I feel the time is right to take on a new challenge.”

Turning Point Scotland Chair Sheila Fazal said:

“Martin has provided great leadership in the last 8 years and has served the organisation extremely well.”

Martin said:

“Turning Point Scotland is in a strong position and we are fortunate to have a wealth of experience and talent on the Board and in the Executive team going into the future.”

Martin has 26 years experience of working in both the statutory and voluntary sectors. After qualifying as a nurse in his earlier career, he worked in various health care settings, working and managing services for people with learning and physical disabilities.

He serves as convener on the Board of Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland (CCPS) and is on the Board at Braveheart Industries operated by the Violence Reduction Unit.