Kirstine Fergusson

Position: KF Governance Solutions

Overview

I provide specialist support and advice on Charity and Corporate Governance, data protection and GDPR, and on the development of strategy and risk management. I also provide Interim Executive support.

In addition to constitution and governance reviews, strategic planning and policy development, I provide development support to Boards and staff teams, including risk and strategy development. I undertake training and development support for organisations in their Information Governance policies and processes. I have recently supported charities as they plan for or undertake voluntary dissolution.

I work with a wide range of organisations through and with EVOC and Inspiring Scotland, and am part of the current Stakeholder Group invited by the NRS to review the Model Records Planning within the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011. I have led discussions and workshops for ACOSVO and presented to the Institute of Risk Management in Scotland on Governance and Risk

Previous experience includes working at Executive level for seven years in a large charity, and a further ten at senior management level across the third sector, the NHS and Local Authorities, and the Scottish Health Department. I have just stepped down after 6 years from the Board of Mobee UK, a small charity established to support the development of community mental health services in the Gambia.

An experienced strategic leader, I have a strong background and knowledge of company and charity law, and all aspects of good governance. A Prince2 practitioner, I am an experienced programme and project manager.


Clients

Recent and current work includes support to Hansel, EVOC, GCVS, Smart Play, Cyrenians, Advocard, Elie and Earlsferry Golf Club, Crew 2000, HDS, Inclusion Scotland, CAN, the Alma Project, Alba Cathay, Sleep Scotland, Kingsway Court, Say Women, Matter of Focus and ACOSVO.


Qualifications

St Andrews University, MA (hons)

Liverpool University, post grad Archives and Records Administration

ICSA qualifications in Corporate Law, Business Law and Corporate Governance


Experience

Wide range of experience across the public and the third sectors.