Portfolio Sponsor Meeting - Monday 24 August 2020
Date: Monday 24 August 2020
Time: 15:00 to 16:30
David Wallace (DW) - Chief Executive (Chair)
Stephen Kerr (SK) - Director of Social Security (Portfolio Sponsor)
Janet Richardson (JR) - Deputy Director of Operations & Local Delivery
James Wallace (JW) - Deputy Director of Finance & Corporate Services
Miriam Craven (MC) - Deputy Director of Strategy & Client Experience
Paul Knight (PK) - Head of Clinical Operations
Kirsten Sweeney (KS) - Strategic Communications Lead
Rebecca Carradice (RC) - Business Support Manager
Neve Rawlinson (NR) - Business Support Officer
The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.
- Minutes of previous meeting
The minutes from the previous meeting were approved.
- Update from Portfolio Sponsor on Directorate
SK gave a brief update on key activity across the Directorate.
- Overview of Agency Headlines
MC gave an update on the current Non-Executive appointments as the role of the Executive Advisory Body continued to develop. The staggering of extensions would ensure that the Agency would retain continuity of Non-Executive expertise.
- Balance Scorecard
JR discussed Social Security Scotland’s performance against the balance scorecard.
- Feedback from the Executive Advisory Body
MC gave an update on the recent Executive Advisory Body meeting, conducted via video conference.
- Update on Agency Communications
KS updated SK on the Agency’s communications activity.
- Any other business
SK led a discussion on chairing of meetings going forward and it was agreed that SK would take over chair of Portfolio Sponsor Meeting from DW (ACTION).
Date of next meeting: 5 October 2020