Thank you to those who attended the FOI Extension Training Workshop, presentations will be available to download soon.
These events were aimed at those who will be responsible for the implementation of FOI, and training other staff within their organisation.
A further training event, building on the feedback received through the first events and during the implementation period, will take place in September (again both in Glasgow and Edinburgh). Dates will be confirmed for this in due course.
Scottish Information Commissioner
Daren Fitzhenry took up post as Scottish Information Commissioner in October 2017, for a fixed term of six yearsRead More
Prior to his current role, he was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force Legal Branch, heading up its legal advisory team, with wide-ranging experience in the development, implementation and enforcement of regulatory systems.
As Scottish Information Commissioner, Daren is responsible for the enforcement and promotion of Scotland’s freedom of information laws. This includes handling appeals about the way in which Scottish public authorities respond to information requests, promoting good practice and monitoring and assessing FOI performance.
He is strongly committed to the principles of freedom of information, recognising the significant benefits that FOI brings to society, not least its key role in enabling the public's participation and engagement in the issues which really matter to them.