ABDO policy and public affairs officer

ABDO is delighted to announce that Debbie McGill has accepted the position of policy and public affairs officer and will commence work in the early part of 2018. Debbie has spent the past 10 years as operations manager with Optometry Scotland and has been integral to the successful activity and tangible progression of the profession in Scotland.

Commenting on the appointment, ABDO deputy chief executive, Barry Duncan, said: “Clearly, Debbie will bring a wealth of experience to the ABDO having been integral to the success of Optometry Scotland over such a long period of time. She will work closely with myself, the ABDO board and be extremely involved with the regional teams and National Clinical Committee. In addition she will collaborate with colleagues in the Optical Confederation and other key stakeholders.”