Sue Bruce profile
Sue Bruce took up the post of Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council on 1 January 2011 having previously been Chief Executive at Aberdeen City Council and East Dunbartonshire Council.
Sue began her local government career with Strathclyde Regional Council in 1976 spending the early part of her career in social and economic regeneration and then in the wider education field.
Sue has held a number of senior positions, serving in the Strathclyde Regional Education Directorate until local government re-organisation in 1996 after which she held the post of Depute Director of Education with East Ayrshire Council. In 2000 she joined East Dunbartonshire Council initially as Strategic Director responsible for Education, Housing, Social Work and Cultural Services and had a corporate lead role in social inclusion and equalities.
She has wide ranging interests, has served on a number of external boards and has worked on several national and international initiatives.
In May 2010 Sue received the Prince's Business Ambassador Award for 2010 and again in 2011 from HRH The Prince of Wales and in October 2010 was recognised as the Scottish Public Sector Leader of the Year Award at the Scottish Leadership Awards.
M. Phil. Politics/Government - University of Strathclyde;
LL.B Scots Law - University of Strathclyde;
Diploma in Youth & Community Studies -Jordanhill College of Education;
Cert. Strategic Public Sector Negotiation - JFK School of Government, Harvard University;
Elected Fellow of the RSA (FRSA).