Retired (former Head of Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning, Scottish Executive)
Eddie Frizzell is a former senior civil servant, retired from the post of Head of the Scottish Executive’s Enterprise Transport and Lifelong Learning Department. Previous roles included Chief Executive, Scottish Prison Service and Director, Locate in Scotland, the inward investment attraction agency. He also served on secondment to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as a First Secretary in the office of the UK Permanent Representative to the EU in Brussels.
Eddie Frizzell was, until February 2008, an external member of HM Prison Service Audit Committee (England and Wales). He was an adviser to Charteris plc and a member of the Board of the charity, Trefoil House.
He led an Independent Inquiry into the former Kerelaw Residential School, which was run by Glasgow City Council.
He is a visiting professor at Queen Margaret University.
He is married and lives in Edinburgh
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Non-Executive Director of the Scottish Ambulance Service (public appointment)
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