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Barnardo’s Scotland Director

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Martin Crewe has been Director of Barnardo's Scotland since March 2007. Prior to this he was the organisation's Finance Director, moving to Scotland to take up the post in 1997.

Previous experience includes seven years as Regional Manager with NSPCC and shorter spells with the NHS, a trade union and a small youth counselling charity. Martin has served on the Boards of several voluntary organisations including the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). He was also a 'business excellence' assessor with Quality Scotland for five years.

Martin was a key member of the Scottish Government / COSLA group developing the Early Years Framework for Scotland. He is currently involved in the Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) programme, that aims to improve outcomes for all children and young people.

Martin initially trained as a scientist and completed a PhD in Geochemistry, including work on the first detailed geological map of Greenland. He gained an MBA in 1993 and an MSc in Social Services Management in 2006.

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