AiB Non-Executive Board Member Recruitment

Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) is an executive agency of the Scottish Government with responsibility for administering the process of personal insolvency, administering the Debt Arrangement Scheme and recording corporate insolvencies in Scotland. AiB’s mission is to ensure access to fair and just processes of debt relief and debt management for the people of Scotland, which takes account of the rights and interests of those involved.

The Agency is seeking one additional non-executive board member. We are looking for someone who will bring specialist knowledge and experience at a strategic level with a background in any of the following sectors:

  • the provision of free debt advice
  • academic research into insolvency matters
  • legal advice in insolvency matters

The successful candidate is also likely to be invited to be a member of AiB’s Audit Committee so experience of finance, risk and governance would be of value. Further information can be found in the application pack.

For an application pack and full details see the links below.

Alternatively application packs can be obtained by contacting: 

Stuart Riddell, Accountant in Bankruptcy, 1 Pennyburn Road, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, KA13 6SA, telephone: 0300 200 2634, or by emailing  

Completed applications must be received on or before Thursday 4 July 2019. The interviews will be held on Monday 22 or Tuesday 23 July 2019.

As an executive agency of the Scottish Government, non-executive members are appointed on merit by the Chief Executive and are not ministerial public appointments.

The appointment will be for a period of two years with the option of reappointment up to a maximum of six years.

1. Job description
2. Person specification
3. Application pack
​4. Application form