Paul Edie has served as the Chair of the Care Inspectorate since 2013. He is also a member of the Scottish Social Services Council and a non-executive director of Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
Prior to this, Paul had an extensive career in politics serving as a Liberal Democrat Councillor for 23-years on Edinburgh City Council where he was Chair of the Council's Health, Social Care and Housing Committee for five years and Liberal Democrat Group Leader for 4-years. Paul also chaired the Edinburgh Community Safety Partnership for five years and was a non-executive director at NHS Lothian.
He is an Inorganic Chemist by profession.