Join the Scottish Housing Regulator’s Board to help safeguard and promote tenants’ interests


08 April 2024

Scottish Ministers are recruiting a new member to the Scottish Housing Regulator’s Board. 

George Walker, Chair of the Scottish Housing Regulator said:

“This is an excellent opportunity to join our team to help safeguard and promote the interests of tenants and service users. We are working with Scottish Ministers to recruit a new member.

“We are asking all our stakeholders to help us promote this opportunity. We want to attract candidates from all walks of life; with a range of viewpoints and life experiences. In particular I’d like to encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups in Scottish public life.

“I would also encourage applicants to read our information pack and watch the information videos we have produced.”

The Scottish Housing Regulator is led by a Board of non-executives members appointed by Scottish Ministers. The Board sets the Regulator’s strategic direction and has responsibility for governance and oversight of SHR.  The closing date for applicants is 5 pm on Monday 6th May 2024

Find out more about the role and how to apply:

Notes to editors

  1. The Scottish Housing Regulator was established on 1 April 2011 under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2010. Its objective is to safeguard and promote the interests of tenants and others who use local authority and RSL housing services. The Regulator operates independently of Scottish Ministers and is accountable directly to the Scottish Parliament. It assumed its full regulatory responsibilities on 1 April 2012. The Regulator consists of the Chair and seven Board members. More information about the Regulator can be found on its website at
  2. SHR’s current approach to how it regulates social landlords is set out in its current Regulatory framework – Regulation of Social Housing in Scotland.


Tracy Davren Communications Manager