As Andy Milne steps down after 18 years as SURF CEO, they now seek an outstanding leader to build on their success and actively promote better understanding and practical cooperation between all regeneration partners, sectors and perspectives.

Responsible for the leadership and management of the operational and financial affairs of the charity the candidate will ensure SURF continues to be an inclusive forum for regeneration practitioners, policy makers and academics to exchange their cross-sector experience, knowledge and ideas.

Maintaining and enhancing SURF’s reputation, credibility and profile, the new CEO will ensure SURF continues to play a leading role in creating cross-sectoral alliances and develop and shape policy.

Focused on building networks whilst also developing and maintaining strategic partnerships the role will also ensure SURF delivers on its vision of alleviating poverty and inequality whilst also improving wellbeing and opportunities in Scotland’s most disadvantaged and disconnected communities. 

For more information on this role please contact Douglas Adam, at Livingston James, our retained recruitment partner on 0131 220 2209 or visit

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